hmiGay and lesbian youth face all manner of risks and challenges, groups like the Hetrick-Martin Institute aim to make it a little bit easier for them.

About the Hetrick-Martin Institute:

“Since its founding, Hetrick-Martin Institute has grown from a small, volunteer-led grass-roots advocacy organization into a leading professional provider of social support and programming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) youth. HMI youth members, ranging in age from 13 to 24, come from over 300 zip codes throughout all of New York City and the surrounding metropolitan area. They are of all colors and sizes, come from all kinds of backgrounds, and their enthusiasm and creativity is boundless.”

Learn more about the Hetrick-Martin Institute and how to get involved here.