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Pride Resources

Gender and/or sexually diverse people are over twice as likely to experience a mental health struggle than the general population. That’s in large part due to the discrimination that many still face. And mental health resources for gender and/or sexually diverse people are sometimes lacking.

Whether you’re looking for support for yourself, a friend, or just looking to learn more, here are some incredible organizations and resources that are available year-round to promote health and happiness for gender and/or sexually diverse people.

Pride Youth Support

Francophone Resources

Pride Advocates

Alok Menon

Alok Menon

They/them

@alokvmenon

Author, Speaker, Poet, Comedian

Munroe Bergdorf

Munroe Bergdorf

Model and Activist

Ravyn Ariah Wngz

Ravyn Ariah Wngz

She/her

@ravynwngz

Abolitionist, Storyteller, African Mohawk 2 SPIRIT Trans Woman

Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware

Dr, Artist, Activist, Vanier scholar, Abolitionist, Professor, Editor, BLM Canada

Recommended Media

Content Warning

Some of these books, shows, films, and articles contain themes of body-shaming, transphobia and homophobia, outing someone at work, domestic violence, miscarriage, suicide, intimate partner violence, domestic abuse/violence, toxic relationships, emotional abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse, and adult-minor relationships. Please look into these potential topics if you are concerned about your own emotional well-being, and remember that there are supports available.

Podcasts

Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal

“The Gender Reveal podcast explores the vast diversity of trans experiences through interviews with a wide array of trans, nonbinary and two-spirit people. Created by journalist and educator Tuck Woodstock, the show also serves as a free educational tool for anyone seeking to learn more about gender.”

How to Be Queer

How to Be Queer

A podcast covering the self-described “queer fundamentals”, from pronouns to important queer dates in history, and more!

LGBTQ&A

LGBTQ&A

Podcast

@lgbtqpod

“Weekly interviews with the most interesting LGBTQ+ people in the world. LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD.”

One From the Vaults

One From the Vaults

“One From the Vaults, a trans history podcast by Morgan M Page. We bring you all the dirt, gossip, and glamour from trans history!”

Books

Non Fiction

Non Fiction Book

And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic

Randy Shilts

Non Fiction Book

Fun Home

Alison Bechdel

Non Fiction Book

How We Fight for Our Lives

Saeed Jones

Non Fiction

I'm Afraid of Men

Vivek Shraya

Non Fiction Book

In the Dream House

Carmen Maria Machado

Non Fiction Book

My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness

Kabi Nagata

Non Fiction Book

The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk

Randy Shilts

Non Fiction Book

The Times I Knew I Was Gay

Eleanor Crewes

Non Fiction Book

Tomorrow Will Be Different

Sarah McBride

Non Fiction Book

Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution

Linda Hirshman

Non Fiction Book

We Have Always Been Here

Samra Habib

Fiction

Fiction Book

Detransition, Baby

Torrey Peters

Fiction Book

Giovanni’s Room

James Baldwin

Fiction Book Series

Heartstopper

Alice Oseman

Fiction Book

Honey Girl

Morgan Rogers

Fiction Book

I Kissed Shara Wheeler

Casey McQuiston

Fiction Book

I Think I Love You

Auriane Desombre

Fiction Book

Jonny Appleseed

Joshua Whitehead

Fiction Book

Memorial

Bryan Washington

Fiction Book

The Passing Playbook

Isaac Fitzsimons

Fiction Book

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Junauda Petrus

Fiction Book

Women

Chloe Caldwell

Articles

Movies, Shows & Videos

100 Years Of Gay Icons

100 Years Of Gay Icons

Performance Video

Eugene lip syncs an original medley of gay icons in his special live performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, dedicated to queer culture and pride during the Try Guys Legends of the Internet Tour 2019.

But I’m a Cheerleader

But I’m a Cheerleader

Film

A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.

Disclosure

Disclosure

Documentary

Examining Hollywood's depiction of transgender people and the impact it's left on both the transgender community and American culture.

Hearstopper

Hearstopper

TV Series

Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series.

Owl House

Owl House

Animated TV Show

Accidentally sent to the world of the Boiling Isles before a trip to summer camp, a teenage human named Luz longs to become a witch, with the rebellious Eda and pint-sized demon King at her aid.

Paris is Burning

Paris is Burning

Documentary

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Film

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Queer Eye

Queer Eye

TV Series

A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help some of the city's people refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet, cultural pursuits, and home décor.

Schitt’s Creek

Schitt’s Creek

TV Series

When rich, video store magnate Johnny Rose and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek.

Steven Universe

Steven Universe

Animated TV Show

A team of intergalactic warriors fights to protect the Earth, but the combination of three highly trained beings and one quirky young boy leaves the team struggling to overcome the dangerous scenarios that are put in front of them.

Veneno

Veneno

TV Series

A biographical story of La Veneno, transgender icon and TV personality, and those who surrounded her.

We're Here

We're Here

Reality TV

Renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara, and Shangela Laquifa Wadley will inspire and teach their own "drag daughters" to step outside their comfort zone for a night of no-holds-barred full-on drag.

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