<<< Violence and emotional support >>>  – VT Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence: Resources on dating and sexual violence and how to get help in Vermont.

Network resources: – Safespace: Emotional support, referrals, and advocacy to LGBTQQ survivors of violence in Vermont – Rape, Abuse and Incest Network:  Lots of information and resources about sexual violence; 24/7 confidential online hotline –  The MyStrength Campaign: Information for young men to take action to stop rape – Love is Respect: Lots of resources on healthy relationships and dating violence; limited chat and helpline access – Vermont Department For Children and Families: Information on how to report child abuse; mandated reporting -Bursting the Bubble:  Youth living with domestic violence and abuse; Interactive support for youth –  Outright Vermont: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth support in Vermont – Teen Line: Operated by teens for teens; live chat support

<<< More info on relationships and sex >>> – Scarleteen: “Sex ed for the real world” – Amplify Your Voice:  A national project for peer to peer         education for teens about sexual health; features blogs, message boards and a rich online community, including special sections for GLBTG and young women of color.


For young women of color: – Advocates for Youth:  Advocates for Youth champions         efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. – That’s Not Cool:   Information for teens on textual harassment, how to communicate your boundaries and deal with pressure to send risky pictures or engage in other sexual  activity.