LGBTQ+ Resources

c. Jason Leung via Unsplash
c. Jason Leung via Unsplash

We have collated LGBTQ+ resources for young people, schools and artists/companies. 

Resources for LGBTQ+ Young People 

LGBT Youth Scotland is Scotland's national charity for supporting LGBTQI young people aged 13-25. They run a LiveChat feature on their website which young people can use to speak to youth workers confidentially. They also have a variety of resources young people might find useful, such as:

Mermaids is a UK-wide charity for LGBTQ+ young people who provide:

Childline is a UK-wide charity who provide support for children and young people from lots of different backgrounds:

Resources for schools 

LGBT Youth Scotland is Scotland's national charity for supporting LGBTQI young people aged 13-25. They have a variety of resources for schools:

Time for Inclusive Education Scotland are Scotland’s LGBT Inclusive Education charity. They work with schools across the country to embed LGBT themes (such as history, rights, and equalities) into ordinary teaching and learning. They offer:

Stonewall UK are a UK-wide LGBTQ+ charity. Stonewall UK provide a range of best practice, toolkits and resources. There are 13 pages of resources, here are just a few examples:

Trans Student Educational Resources: a youth-led organization based in the USA dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment. TSER infographics can be used to support teaching., Scotland's resource for relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education for children and young people.

respectme, Scotland's anti-bullying service, provide information about prejudice-based bullying.

Scottish Book Trust have resources such as LGBTQ+ book lists.

Resources for artists and companies

Training and resources:

  • LGBT Youth Scotland offer LGBT awareness training which supports individuals to explore LGBTI identities and better understand LGBTI experiences, feel more comfortable and confident with LGBTI terminology and ensure that your organisation is as inclusive as it can be.
  • Scottish Trans provides training to employers and service providers on trans equality, rights and inclusion good practice.
  • Gendered Intelligence offers a broad spectrum of practical services that enable organisations and individuals to increase their understandings of gender diversity, improve their practices and become more trans inclusive in their working lives / professional settings.
  • Andro and Eve are an English organisation based in Sheffield. They organise queer performances for adults and offer gender awareness training for organisations.
  • Don't Feed the Trolls: A Practical Guide to Dealing With Hate on Social Media​ by the Center for Countering Digital Hate is a report which draws on research to explore the psychology of trolling, why trolls behave the way they do, and the best way to deal with them.