Understanding the Transgender Person
Intellectually Developmentally Disabled (IDD)
LGBT Health and Well-being – Easy read resource list for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Topics include safe sex, how to videos, coming out, and making safe choices.
LGBT Identities and Learning Disabilities – Discusses barriers for LGBT individuals with learning disabilities, challenges for caregivers, and recommendations for support. (Skip to pages 4-7 for relevant information)
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Outlines sexual rights for individuals with intellectual disabilities
Sexuality instructions for learners with ASD and IDD – Short video discussing sexuality for individuals with IDD.
Center for Parent Information and Resources – Sexuality education for students with disabilities (IDD inclusive)
Constructing Sexual Identities – British Journal of Learning Disabilities article about individuals with learning disabilities discussing sexuality. Scroll down for full article.
Human Rights Campaign – Tips on how to be an LGBT Ally.
Older Adults – Information on discrimination faced by older LGBTQ adults and contact for programs an assistance.
Recommended Reading – Recommended reading lists for children, youth, adults, parents and educators.
Online resources for Supportive Adults – Resources for families, allies, educators and healthcare providers.
Resources for Parents – Online resources for parents.
Family Caregiver Alliance – Special concerns of LGBT caregivers, finding support and dealing with discrimination or mistreatment.
Benchmark Institute: Cultural Competence – Online resources for LGBT individuals who are disabled
LGBTQIA Healthcare Guild – Online resources.
Resources for All
LGBTQ Resource Guide – Resource list for agencies located in North Carolina (including Spanish speaking services)
LGBTQ Terminology – Terms and definitions.
Genderqueer & Non-binary identities – Identities and terminology for genderqueer and non-binary individuals.
Comprehensive List of LGBTQ+ Terms – Ongoing list of terms and definitions.
The Trevor Project – 24hr crisis helpline for LGBT youth with chat and text capabilities.
Youth Resources – Online resources for youth via TransYouth Family Allies website.
LGBT Resource Map – An extensive online collection of various resources relating to the topic.