A child coming out to family members is emotionally vulnerable. Those who receive the news are often upset and overwhelmed. There will probably be missteps on both sides — this is new territory for most families.

To help you navigate, we provide guides with essential facts and research, ways to help your child, and challenges you may encounter. We hope this information will help you find your family’s best path and keep your family strong over time.

Guides for Parents of LGBQ (gay)

  • Our LGBQ Parent Guide is available to read online starting here.
  • Or you can get our FREE PDF LGBQ Parent Guide emailed to you – 5 chapters over two weeks – in sections you can keep for reference.

Guides for Parents of Transgender