Breaks from school can be challenging for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and other youth (LGBTQ+), especially if your living situation is less than supportive or unsafe. While we hope breaks are fun and relaxing, we know they can also cause stress and anxiety. Our Out of School Survival Kit provides some helpful tips and suggestions on how to take good care of yourself during this time, as well as some resources for when things are tough.
“Some of the boys used the expression ‘No Homo’ when playing a game and I immediately talked to them about what that phrase means and how it is offensive. GSAFE’s training prepared me to intervene in that moment.”
After school program staff