FREE: Friends, For Real, Educating and Empowering (NYAC)

The purpose of this guide is to provide accurate, inclusive information to LGBTQ youth about tobacco in order to promote prevention and inspire cessation, expose the aggressive tactics of the tobacco industry as it targets youth and to examine the specific impacts of LGBTQ youth smoking and identify and create resources that support LGBTQ youth in their efforts to confront the tobacco industry.

Frequently Asked Questions: Lesbian Health (HRC)

This web content provides a one and a half page overview of questions and answers on general issues related to lesbian health such as health risks and HIV/AIDS.


This web page has links to information on federal legislation, HIV/AIDS and communities of color, prevention, funding, research, and surveillance, and publications.

How Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education: Abandoning Responsibility to GLBTQ Youth (Advocates)

A brief article that employs research to support the harmful effects of abstinence only education on LGBT youth.

Social Discrimination and Health: The Case of Latino Gay Men and HIV Risk (NGLTF)

This is a groundbreaking study issued by the Racial and Economic Justice Initiative of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, documents the correlation between three forms of social oppression – homophobia, racism and poverty – with the risk-taking behavior associated with HIV transmission.

Young Women LGBT Fact Sheet (NYAC)

Gives a description of health issues that disproportionately affect young lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LBTQ) females. It includes mental health, substance use, sexual risk-taking and other issues.