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Youth Groups

  • Proud Horizons: Proud Horizons is a youth support group for all LGBTQ youth and allies 13-23.  They meet every Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church’s Mead Hall 7020 Cass Street Omaha, Ne 68132 
  • Open Arms Transgender Youth Group:OATS meetings are potlucks for transgender youth, and it meets on the third Saturday of the month noon to 2:00 pm at Second Unitarian Church 3012 S. 119th Street in Omaha, Ne 68144
  • Pride for the Youth: Pride for the Youth is a student led organization which strives to provide safe and accepting resources and environments. As well as supportive networking opportunities for LGBTQ+ youth and allies.

Parent Support Groups

  • PFLAG Omaha:  PFLAG is a parent support group that meets the second Thursday of every month from 6:45-9pm (with social hour at 6:30) at Countryside Community Church8787 Pacific Street Omaha, Ne 68114         Contact helpline at 402.291.6781
  • PFLAG LincolnPFLAG Lincoln meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm with social hour at 6:30 at  the Unitarian Church 6300 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
  • Support group for parents and Caregivers of Gender-Expansive Youth: UNMC has a support group for parents and caregivers of gender-expansive youth which meets the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Durham Outpatient Center Omaha room 4608A
  • Outlinc: They strive to empower and celebrate thriving LGBTQ+ communities. They are making Lincoln a better place to live, work and play for LGBT folks and our allies!

Popular Local Events for LGBTQ Youth

  • Corn This Way:  An annual conference for LGBTQ youth held 3rd Saturday in May in Omaha updates on GLSEN Omaha’s Facebook page
  • Tom Mahoney PRIDE prom:  An annual LGBTQ youth prom held in Omaha in May
  • Lincoln Pride prom:  organized through the Lincoln public schools; see your GSA sponsor for information if you attend a Lincoln public school.
  • PRIDE Players:  An LGBTQ youth improv troupe performing annually at the Rose theatre through the Teens in Theatre program.  For more info, sign up at Rose Theater
  • Youth PRIDE:  As part of Omaha’s annual PRIDE festival and parade, there is a youth pride event. 

Key GLSEN National Resources

Here are a few of the many GLSEN safe schools resources on www.glsen.org!