Kids Health

Sexual Attraction and Orientation

Sexual Attraction and Orientation


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American Psychological Association (APA)
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG offers information and support for parents, friends, and family members of gays and lesbians.

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Love Is Respect
This site is the online home of the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, a community where you can find support and information to understand dating abuse. You can talk one-on-one with a trained advocate 24/7 who can offer support and connect you to resources.

The Family Acceptance Project
The Family Acceptance Project is a community research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to decrease major health and related risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.