NOWCastSA created this resource page after a state agency removed a webpage of resources for LGBTQ youth. Check this list of LGBTQ+ resources to find the support and help you need to navigate life's challenges.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 27 2021 - 2:32pm
By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune Texas’ transgender student athletes will be restricted from playing on K-12 school sports teams that align with their gender identity under a bill Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Monday.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 15 2021 - 11:12am
Texas’ child welfare agency removed a webpage that offered resources to LGBTQ youth following complaints by one of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s GOP primary challengers, according to internal agency communications. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services webpage, which provides information to children in the foster care system, included information about a suicide prevention hotline, LGBTQ legal services, and questions about defining gender and sexual identity.
Written by Elizabeth Rodriguez on Sep 13 2016 - 11:14pm
Britt Tovar, a queer Chicana of Austin, Texas shared her experience of coming out as a high school student. She chose to share her story because of the experience that many teens have once they enter into the school system. “The high school I attended in Southwest Austin did not have a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) when I came out my freshman year,” Tovar said. “My best friend at the time told me she wanted to create a GSA and that she wanted my help.”