Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition is a public-private partnership working to help schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN is an education organization dedicated to creating safe schools for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. GLSEN has free curriculum, resources and can help you organize a Gay Straight Alliance or provide Professional Development in your school. The Washington chapter is based in Seattle and serves the full state.
The GSA Network provides helpful information about how to start an inclusive gay-straight alliance at your school.
Gender Diversity can help your school provide a supportive, non-discriminatory environment for all students, including gender-nonconforming and transgender children.
InterAct is an advocacy organization for intersex individuals and their allies. Check out their resource pages. Educators may find this brochure, "What we wish our teachers knew," and the section on health and sex education to be particularly helpful in supporting students.
LGBTQ+ College Resource Guide
For many young queer people, college is where things finally begin to change. To make college a little easier, coupon follow created this ultimate guide of resources for LGBTQ+ students in higher education, including scholarships, resources, clubs, anti-bullying hotlines and more.
Also check out the LGBTQ+ College Student Guide from Intelligent. Students will learn how to research colleges and review additional topics such as the unique challenges LGBTQ students face and the resources and legal rights available to them.
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth - LGBT issues
OSPI Office of Human and Civil Rights
The OSPI Office of Human and Civil Rights works to ensure that each student has equal access to public education without discrimination. They provide a variety of resources for educators, parents and students.
OSPI School Safety Center
The OSPI School Safety Center offers guidance on state protections for LGBTQ students, data on the positive impacts of local support programs, and more.
Supporting Transgender Students
Here's a link to a popular and useful guide regarding transgender students.