PFLAG Rehoboth Beach GLBTQ Links
PFLAG Group Links
PFLAG Wilmington DE - Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE 302-654-2995
PFLAG National Brochure Links
Our Children - This brochure offers a fresh eye for parents, caregivers, families, and friends about what to do when a loved ones comes out. Full of useful knowledge, helpful tips, expert opinions and first-person stories, it's a must read for anyone looking to learn more about how to support LGBTQ loved ones...or looking for support for themselves.
Nuestras Hijas e Hijos - The Spanish translation of PFLAG's publication, Our Children
Be Yourself - (Single Page)Questions and Answers for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Youth. A fresh new update to one of PFLAG's most popular publications! This publication offers a supportive and understanding approach to today's most common questions and concerns from youth regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. With youth coming out--and disclosing--at younger and younger ages, BE YOURSELF has never been more important. The publication also includes an up-to-date list of resources, including hotline numbers, other organizations, and more.
Se Tu Mismo - The Spanish translation of PFLAG's publication, Be Yourself
Faith in Our Families - (Single Page)Discovering that a loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can pose new questions about your faith and may prompt you to re-evaluate beliefs that you previously took for granted. By using personal experiences, this publication provides examples for reconciling your faith with the knowledge that a loved one is gay. This publication includes an updated list of gay and lesbian religious and spiritual groups to watch out for.
Our Trans Loved Ones - Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, this publication is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive.
Guide to Being a Trans Ally - A publication from our Straight for Equality program, this guide will help you learn more about what transgender means, develop competency around talking about the issue, become better informed about the challenges that many trans people face, and know specific ways that you can be a strong trans ally.
Nuestros Seres Queridos Trans: Una Nueva Traducción al Español - Estamos muy orgullosos de anunciar el primero de nuestras nuevas traducciones actualizadas en Español de todas nuestras publicaciones nacionales de PFLAG.
PFLAG Faith Field Guide - be not afraid – help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities aims to move the way we understand our religious beliefs and our relationships with LGBTQ people – and support for equality – away from the either/or, “love the sinner, hate the sin” framework and to a place where people can try to understand that you can be a person of faith, loyal to your religion’s teachings, and someone who supports their LGBTQ friends and family.
Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All - Are you ready to be an advocate for safe schools for all kids? Start here, with this publication created to give you the tools and resources you need to make sure that all kids have access to education in a safe and supportive environment. For too many of our children, attending school can be a frightening experience. And for parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other trusted and concerned adults, providing a safe environment for young people can seem like a daunting task, especially when dealing with the issue of how to make not only classrooms, but all school facilities, more welcoming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students.
Help With Bullying & School Links
Teens Against Bullying - This website can provide valuable information to help you if you are being bullied or if you see someone else being bullied.
Kidpower Personal Safety - Face Bullying with Confidence - Skills for Safety & Confidence
StopBullying.Gov - Helps to answer What Can You Do?
Stomp Out Bullying - Is the leading National Bullying and Cyberbullying prevention organization for kids in the country and beyond.
The Trevor Project - This is an American non-profit organization founded in 1998 focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning and other queer youth. They can also be reached quickly at 1-866-488-7386. For adults over the age of 24, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
Welcoming Schools This is a comprehensive, LGBT-inclusive approach to creating respectful and supportive elementary schools for all students and their families.
GLSEN Safe Space Kit GLSEN provides a program for action that school staff can take to create a positive learning environment for every student in middle and high school.
GLSEN Jump-Start Guide This resource is for new and already-established Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) or similar clubs. Learn how to establish or re-establish your group, identify your mission and goals, and assess your school's climate.
GLSEN School Year Calendar The school year is full of opportunities to participate in GLSEN events, address LGBTQ and social justice issues, learn about diverse communities and take action to create safe and affirming schools for ALL! Use this calendar to schedule your GSA meetings, lesson plans, student events and staff development workshops as part of your ongoing multicultural and LGBTQ-inclusion efforts.
Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools Today’s society is recognizing the experiences and needs of transgender people as never before. This trend is most evident in our nation’s schools, where an increasing number of transgender and gender-expansive students live openly as their authentic selves. At the same time, parents, students, educators, administrators and other stakeholders are working together to determine the best ways to support these students. This guide highlights best practices while offering strategies for building upon and aligning them with each school’s culture.
Delaware Crisis Text Line
Offers 24/7 access to crisis counselors through text messages. To access this service, Delawareans can text DE to the number 741741 and a crisis counselor will respond immediately to provide assistance. This service is available to those of any age but it is mostly for those aged 10-24 years old. Delawareans under 18 years of age in need of immediate assessment may call Delaware's 24-hour Child Priority Response Hotline at 1-800-969 HELP(4357). For those over 18 and need help in Southern Delaware call 1-800-345-6785.
ACLU Contact Information Line
Do you have concerns and want to reach out to the ACLU. Rich Morse is there to assist you. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at 302-654-5326.
ACLU of DE - Lesbian & Gay Rights Project 302-654-3966
ACLU Link with additional information - https://www.aclu.org/search/school
New Castle County - 302-652-6776
Kent & Sussex County’s - 302-226-5350
Statewide Hotline - 800-422-0429
Christiana Care HIV Wellness Clinic - AIDS Support Services, Georgetown 302-933-3420
Open & Affirming Churches - Southern Delaware
People's Church of Dover, United Church of Christ, 46 S. Bradford St., Dover, Delaware (302)674-4177
Unitarian Universalist of Southern DE, 30486 Lewes/Georgetown Hwy, Lewes, Delaware (302)313-5838
Safe Harbor UCC, @ St John’s Church, 307 Federal Street, Milton. Phone (302)393-6857
St. Peter’s, 211 Mulberry Street, Lewes, Delaware. Phone (302)645-8479
Epworth UMC, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (302)227-7743
Christ Church Episcopal, 523 S. State St., Dover, DE 19901 302-734-5731
Metropolitan Community Church, 19368 Rd 275, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-5645-4945
Presbyterian Church of Dover, 54 South State St. Dover, DE 19901 302-734-3313
Rehoboth of Midway Presbyterian, 4470 Highway One Rehoboth, DE 19971 302-644-2488
Safe Harbor United Church of Christ,307 Federal St., Milton, DE 302.393.6857
Seaside Jewish Community, 18970 Holland Glade Rd. Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-2268977
Westminster Presbyterian, 301 King Charles Ave. Rehoboth Bch, DE 19971 302-227-2109
Delaware's Equality Profile
Movement Advancement Project - Quick Facts About Delaware and how the state stands on LGBT rights
CAMP Families - MeetUp - A playgroup for Gender Fluid kids. Call Tara for more details: 302-604-4316
Contact Lifeline Crisis Hotline/Counseling Services - Hotline 800-262-9800
Delaware 2-1-1 - Delaware United Way - Dial 211
Delaware Human Relations Commission - Housing & Public Accommodations - 877-54HUMAN
Delaware Pride - Community Events and Annual Pride Festival 302-622-8081
Delaware Transgender Support - 302-402-3033
Delaware Transgender Resources - This is website that has been created to help the Delaware transgender community by providing resources for local doctors and social groups that will support their journey. It also includes a contact page for additional questions or other information.
Pride Council of the United Way of DE - Community resources to support LGBTQ issues
Rehoboth TransLiance - This is a social group for all transgender people, cross dressers, bi-gender, transsexuals, their partners, family, allies and friends to network, learn, grow, and come together socially in safe, trans friendly venues.
Resource Guide for Delaware LGBTQ Youth & Their Families This guide is designed to link Delaware LGBTQ Youth and their families to public and non-profit agencies statewide that provide physical and behavioral health services specifically for children, teens and their families.
National Center for Transgender Equality - Is your child, friend or someone else in your life identifying themselves as non-binary, genderqueer, agender & bigender? Are you looking for answers to help with the questions you have with these identities? Here is a website that will help in the understanding of those who identify themselves with these terms. This site provides a good beginning for your understanding.
Clinical Resources in Delaware for Caring for Transgender Patients United Way of Delaware does not recommend any clinical resource for professional services. The resources are listed at their request, and in no way a recommendation of their quality of care.
United Way of Delaware Pride Council - The PRIDE Council's Mission is to organize community resources, including corporate, education, health, government and religious organizations, to improve the lives of Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth and adults in Delaware
PTK-DE Parents of Trans Kids - DE. A.I. Dupont Children’s Hospital, PTKDElaware@gmail.com
A Mother's Day Reflection on Being a Mom of Someone Who Is Transgender - Click Here
Rainbow Chorale - The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is an inclusive, non-profit community chorus that provides LGBTQ individuals, with their friends and allies, the opportunity to perform high-quality choral music in an affirming environment that serves as a positive force for change. In addition, the Rainbow Chorale supports other institutions and individuals who serve that community. 888-512-5093
GLAAD - Media Reference Guide - This guide is intended to be used by journalists reporting for mainstream media outlets and by creators in entertainment media who want to tell the stories of LGBTQ people fairly and accurately. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive glossary of language used within the LGBTQ community, nor is it a prescriptive guide for LGBTQ people.
Toward Equality - This is an LGBTQ resource in the context of the State of Delaware.
LGBTQ Mental Health - A comprehensive guide by the National LGBT Health Education Center that includes research and statistics on the health disparities within our community. The guide reveals the inconsistencies LGBTQ folk experience in healthcare comparatively, and outlines steps for health centers and organizations to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.
LGBTQ Addiction Guide - A research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked - addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction - this in depth resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.
VegRehoboth Calendar of Events - A non-profit social and outreach organization that promotes healthy, sustainable, and compassionate eating.
What Not to Say When Your Child Comes Out as Transgender
Why is LGBT Depression So Prevalent? Here’s How to Help
The Ultimate Guide to LGBTQ Dating Safety
The Parent, Educator & Youth Guide to LGBTQ Cyberbullying
How to Create an LGBTQ-Friendly Neighborhood
LGBTQ Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse