Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Resources

A list of BLOOM's trusted resources for more information & support

Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Featured
Queerly Autistic: The Ultimate Guide for LGBTQIA+ Teens on the Spectrum
By Erin Ekins

An honest guide for LGBTQIA+ autistic teens which gives you all the tools you need to figure out and explore your gender identity and sexuality.

The Conscious Parent’s Guide to Gender Identity
By Darlene Tando, LCSW

A mindful approach to embracing your child’s authentic self.

Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents, 2nd Addition
By Irwin Krieger

Provides advice to parents of transgender teens to help them understand their child.

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth

Uses innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits.

Fenway Health

Delivers innovative, equitable, accessible health care, supportive services, and transformative research and education.

The Trevor Project

A non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

The Every Body Book
By Rachel E. Simon and Noah Grigni

An illustrated LGBTQ+ inclusive kid’s guide to sex, gender, and relationships education.

amaze
Amaze

AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun, animated videos that give you all the answers you actually want to know.

Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation
LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens
By Kelly Huegel Madrone

Includes LGBTQ terminology, understandings of gender identity and sexual identity, LGBTQ rights, and more.

The Sex EDcyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide to Healthy Sexuality For The Modern Male Teen
By Jo Langford, M.A.

Arranged in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format, and provides a culturally-relevant primer on sexual health for teen boys.

Queerly Autistic: The Ultimate Guide for LGBTQIA+ Teens on the Spectrum
By Erin Ekins

An honest guide for LGBTQIA+ autistic teens which gives you all the tools you need to figure out and explore your gender identity and sexuality.

Youth.GOV

A U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.

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