Of LGB students have been bullied at school due to bias related to their sexuality.
Of transgender youth face such brutal discrimination that they are forced to leave their school
LGB youth are almost 4 times more likely than heterosexual youth to attempt suicide
According to the 2017 Florida Youth Risk Behavior Survey
24/7 Suicide Hotline for LGBTQ+ Youth
Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply.
Available Monday through Friday between 3pm–10pm EST / Noon–7pm PT
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All Rainbow and Allied Youth Inc.'s Mission
To create a place of support, and provide information, advocacy, and resources in Charlotte County, Florida, for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, plus, youth of all races, nationalities, and incomes.
Our Upcoming Events
Our drop-ins are a space for local Charlotte County youth 20 and under to connect, have fun, and get the tools they need to succeed. We regularly paint, play games, watch movies, and much more. We sometimes hold these hours in other locations, but this will always be specified in the event details.
We cultivate a space of safety and respect, one where youth can express themselves without fear of judgement.
Hours are staffed by adult volunteers made up of allies and LGBTQ+ community members.
Unless otherwise specified, all hours are held:
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-6PM
Port Charlotte Library
2280 Aaron St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Caregivers and family over 21 are welcome from 4-4:30 to become familiar with the space, talk with volunteers, and get resources.
Youth and volunteers only from 4:30-5:45