Resources

Gay Straight Alliances

Connecticut is home to many Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs). These alliances offer a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people and their allies to meet and discuss sexual orientation and gender issues, gather information, and find strength and support among their peers.

2019 Youth Resource Guide  (including the most recent list of GSAs).

If you know of a GSA that we do not have listed, or would like to update information on an existing group, please send us the information so we can update our database.

Along with maintaining a listing of GSAs across Connecticut, True Colors also offers periodic GSA Summits. All youth and GSA advisors are encouraged to attend.

Personal Stories

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PFLAG


PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays):

  • TransPACT (Parents of Connecticut’s Transgender Youth) Support Group
    Email: imdonny@yahoo.com
    Phone: (203) 376-8089

Community Centers

  • Triangle Community Center
    Address: 618 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850
    Phone: (203) 853-0600
    Website: www.ctgay.org
  • New Haven Gay and Lesbian Community Center
    Address: 84 Orange Street, New Haven, CT 06510
    Phone: (203) 387-2252
    Email: nhglccweb@aol.com
    Website: www.nhglcc.org

News Magazines


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  • Curve The Best Selling Lesbian Magazine (National)
    Phone: (800) 705-0070
    Website: www.curvemag.com
  • POZ Magazine – News & Info for people living with HIV/AIDS
    Website: www.poz.com

Hotline Numbers


The Trevor Project – LGBT youth suicide/crisis intervention
Phone: (866) 4-U-Trevor
Availability: 24 Hours

Infoline (CT) – Suicide/Crises intervention
Phone: 211
Availability: 24 hours

National Help Center – Peer counseling
Phone: (888) 843-4564
Website: www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
Availability: M-F evenings; Saturday afternoon

Youth Talk Line
Phone: (800) 246-7743
Availability: Mon-Sat 9:30 pm to midnight (Eastern Time)

Fenway Peer Listening Line
Phone: (800) 399-PEER
Availability: Mon-Fri, 4-10PM

Fenway Helpline
Phone: (888) 340-4528
Availability: Mon-Fri 6-10PM; Sat-Sun 5-10PM

The Network – Ending abuse in LGBT communities
Phone: (617) 742-4911

National (Youth + Children) Dating Abuse Helpline
(866) 331-9474

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project 24 hr Hotline
(800) 832-1901

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
(800) 832-1901

National Domestic Violence Hotline Number
800-799-SAFE (7233)

Other Resources


Bloodroot Bookstore and Cafe
Address: 85 Ferris Street, Bridgeport
Phone: (203) 576-9168

Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective
Phone: (860) 278-4163 (referral resource)
Website: www.hglhc.org

InfoLine (CT) (also offers suicide intervention)
Phone: 211 or (800) 203-1234

Rainbow Center at UCONN
Phone: (860) 486-5821

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury
Phone: (203) 731-5200

LGBT AA, NA, or other 12-step program
Website: www.ct-aa.org

Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality FAQ

Click here for Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality FAQ.