Parent/Family Resources – LGBTQ Families

New LGBTQ Caucus Launches at the 2017 NYS PTA Annual Convention!

At the 2017 Annual Convention, NYS PTA Launched a new LGBTQ Caucus!

Co-President of the Long Island Gay PTA, Ashley Sarrantonio and Buffalo-area teacher Nicholas Azzarella joined NYS PTA Legislation Coordinator Susanne Smoller discussing ways NYS PTA, and all families can further support LGBTQ youth and families.

National PTA

Every Child In Focus Leadership Series: LGBTQ

NYS Education Department

NYS Education Department Guidance to School Districts for Creating a Safe and Supportive School Environment For Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students (PDF)

NYS Education Department: School-based Interventions to Improve the Wellbeing of Students, with a focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth

Office of Children and Family Services Resources for LGBTQ Children and Youth 

Office of Children and Family Services Resources for Parents, Families, and Foster Families of LGBTQ Youth

The Trevor Project

The NYS LGBT Heath and Human Services Network


PFLAG: Parents, Families, Friends and Allies United with GLBT People

LGBT National Help Center

GSA Network

Advocates for Youth

The Pride Institute

The Family Acceptance Project

TransYouth Family Allies

The Equity Project

Guide to Completing the FAFSA for LGBT Families

Legislation/Government Information

New York State

NY State Office of Governor

NY State Senate

NY State Assembly

NY State Association of Counties

NY State Department of Education

NY State Board of Regents

NY State Office of the Comptroller

Federal Legislation Information

U.S. Government Printing Office

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

The White House

U.S. Department of Education