LGBTQ+

 

LGBT National Help Center

888-843-4564 (national hotline)

800-246-7743 (youth talkline)

glnh.org/chat

help@LGBThotline.org

  • Resource Database: Includes information on youth groups, social and support organizations, as well as gay-friendly religious organizations, sports leagues, student groups and much more.

  • Youth Talkline: Provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support for teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more. All services are free and confidential.

    • Toll-free 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

    • Hours: Mon-Fri: 4pm-midnight; Sat: noon-5pm EST

 

LoveisRespect.org

https://www.loveisrespect.org/healthy-relationships/healthy-lgbtq-relationships/

  • Resources for identifying healthy vs. unhealthy relationship patterns, information on abuse, and how to build safety systems and plans. 

Metro Inclusive Health

Hillsborough County: 813-232-3808

www.metrotampabay.org

  • LGBTQ+ Programs and Events: Designed as safe spaces for individuals like to make new friends, socialize, and find support through similarly-identified peers.

  • Young Minds: Empowering youth with the knowledge of the real risks of STDs and drug use. Free STD testing and drug abuse education, free help with appointments and services, and free gift cards for completing all sessions. A program for young people between the ages of 13-24 that reside in Hillsborough or Pinellas Counties.

  • Closing the Gap: Providing STD/HIV education and risk reduction through multi-session and single-session workshops for ages 13-19. Outreach, HIV testing, and workshops at schools, recreation centers, churches, festivals, juvenile detention centers, etc.

 

Planned Parenthood

Tampa Health Center: 813-980-3555

www.plannedparenthood.org

  • Planned Parenthood health centers provide education, support, and sexual and reproductive health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex patients.

PFLAG Tampa

863-535-5239

pflagtampa.org

  • Florida Chapter of PFLAG, the nation's largest LGBTQ+ support organization.

  • We, the parents, families, friends and allies of LGBTQ persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

  • Meetings held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa, 408 East Cayuga Street, Tampa FL 33603.

PrEP Resources

www.pleaseprepme.org/florida

  • Local HIV-prevention resources in English and Spanish for patients and providers.

Safe Sex Guides

https://www.healthline.com/health/lgbtqia-safe-sex-guide

  • LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide: Healthline worked with GLSEN and Advocates for Youth to ensure that this safe sex guide is aimed at understanding the nuanced, complex, and diverse gender identities, sexual orientation, attractions, and experiences that exist in our world, which vary across cultures and communities.

https://lgbtq.unc.edu/sites/lgbtq.unc.edu/files/documents/healthybodiessafersexnatl.pdf

  • Healthy Bodies Safer Sex: A comprehensive guide to safer sex, relationships, and reproductive health for trans or non-binary people and their partners, developed by Florida State University.

Transgender Law Center

510-587-9696

transgenderlawcenter.org/resources/youth

  • Works on a wide range of issues to end discrimination and ensure that transgender people have access to equal rights and opportunities.

Trans Life Line

877-565-8860

www.translifeline.org

  • A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Trevor Project

www.thetrevorproject.org

  • TrevorText is a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text START to 678678.

Ybor Youth Clinic

813-396-9021

health.usf.edu/care/pediatrics/services-specialties/ad-med/ybor-youth-clinic

  • The mission of the Ybor Youth Clinic is to provide high quality, innovative, compassionate and nonjudgmental health care services to ALL youth (ages 13 - 24) in an environment tailored to meet their specific and unique needs.

  • Free STI/HIV Testing. Other services available by appointment.

  • Extended clinic hours available to minors on Mondays from 4:30-6pm.

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