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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

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

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

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.

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.


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