YAD (Youth Alliance for Diversity) – Provides a safe environment that fosters education, socialization, and a sense of unity within the community. Strives to provide youth with the opportunity to meet and receive the support of other youth who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or straight supportive, and to provide the opportunity to interact with positive adult role models in a safe, non-threatening environment. YAD is open to all LGBT and allies aged 20 and under. It meets every Sunday from 4-6pm at The LGBT Center at 280 N 8th street in Boise, suite 30. For more info see their facebook page linked below:
MpowermentBOI – Boise’s young gay and bisexual men’s community.
Idaho Safe Schools Coalition – Helps Idaho schools become a safer place, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Trevor Project – Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.
The Trevor Lifeline: 866.488.7386
The GLSEN Safe Space Kit is designed to help educators create a safe space for LGBT youth in schools, the NEW Safe Space Kit features the 42-page Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT students. For more details visit their web page below.
Housed at ISU, this group provides various resources and support for young gay men in the Pocatello area. Visit their website here or their facebook page for more details.
Based in Moscow Inland Oasis provides HIV testing/counseling, organizes the annual Gay Pride Festival called Palouse Pride, & coordinates a youth program & community center. For more information visit their site here.
A Philanthropic organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community needs. Awards scholarships and grants to LGBTQA community in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Visit their site here for more details.