Resources for Families and Partners of LGBT Students

 

Resources For Families and Partners of LGBT Students

Education and Information

Gender Neutral/Queer Relationship Titles:
A list of family and romantic gender neutral titles.

Opening the Straight Spouses' Closet

Our Daughters and Sons: Questions and Answers for Parents of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People 

Faith in Our Families: Parents, Families and Friends Talk About Religion and Homosexuality

Communities

The Popluck Club:
The mission of The Pop Luck Club is to advance the well being of gay prospective parents, gay parents and their children. We do this through mutual support, community collaboration, and public understanding.

Advocacy Organizations

Family Acceptance Project:
The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to descreas health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV - in the context of their families.

Family Equality Council:
Family Equality Council works to ensure equality for LGBT families by building community, changing hearts and minds, and advancing social justice for all families.

Gender Spectrum:
Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.

HRC - All Families - LGBT Resources for Child Welfare

L.A. LGBT Center - Youth and Family Services:
By helping LGBT-parented families share commonalities and learn about differences, Family Services helps build a stronger community, one family at a time.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG):
PFLAG was founded to help parents, families and friends of LGBT persons to support each other and their loved ones.

UCLA Parent & Family Programs:
The Office of Parent & Family Programs is committed to helping you participate in your student's experience at UCLA. We believe an informed, supportive family plays an instrumental role in a student's educational success.

Health-Related

Family Acceptance Project:
The Family Acceptance Project™ works to decrease major health and related risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, such as suicide, substance abuse, HIV and homelessness – in the context of their families.

LA County LGBT Child Abuse Prevention Council:
Promote the safety and well-being of LGBTQ youth and children in Los Angeles County, and facilitate their transition to early adulthood by educating communities, parents, families, caregivers, and mandated reporters about sexual orientation and gender identity.

Trans-Specific

TransFamily:
A support group for transgender and transsexual people, their parents, partners, children, other family members, friends, and supportive others. We provide referrals, literature, and over-the-phone information on all transgender issues.

Gender Justice LA:
Gender Justice LA is building a strong grassroots multi-racial coalition of transgender people and allies to advocate for our rights, win concrete improvements in our lives, and challenge oppression.

Vision:

The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center envisions lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, and same-gender-loving people and our allies as fully included and affirmed in every aspect of the UCLA community where justice, equality and respect for all prevail.

Mission Statement:

The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center is the crossroads of the LGBTQ community at UCLA, providing a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development. We foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, asexual, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, alumni, their families, and the entire campus community.