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Support For LGBTQ Youth

Supports for LGBTQ Youth

Phone Lines

  • Planned Parenthood Toronto’s Teen Health Source: Call if you want to talk one-on-one with a trained teen volunteer who can answer questions about LGBTQ identities, sexuality, sex, relationships and more. Call 416-961-3200.
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Youthline. Toll Free and anonymous. You can chat one-on-one with youth volunteers who specialize in LGBTQ issues. Call 1-800-268-9688.
  • AIDS and Sexual Health Information line. Toll free, anonymous and multilingual. Staffed by health professionals. Call 1-800-668-2437.

Health Services and Community Supports


  • Planned Parenthood Toronto’s T.E.A.C.H. (Teens Education and Confronting Homophobia) includes a blog that examines issues of concern to LGBTQ youth.
  • P-FLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) offers peer support for families and friends of LGBTQ children, youth and adults.
  • My GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) is a resource for those interested in starting or participating in their schools GSA, or looking to confront homophobia in their school’s hallways.
  • Rainbow Health Ontario: A website for LGBTQ health and wellness information, including a health provider directory.
  • Trans-Health: Provides information on health and fitness for transgender and transsexual people.
  • Intersex Society of America: Information on intersex issues, though the site is not currently being updated.
  • Accord Alliance: Promotes comprehensive and integrated approaches to care that enhance the health and well-being of people and families affected by disorders of sex development (intersex issues).
  • AVEN (Asexual Visibility and Education Network): For those interested in exploring or learning more about asexuality.