LGBTQ+ Resources

Compiled by the Newport Harbor High School Inclusion Council

Key Staff Members

Principal: Sean Boulton (

Assistant principal in charge of gender support plans: Rick Pembrook (

School psychologists: Stephanie Romero (, Tatyana Alali (

Inclusion Council co-chairs: Alex Goodman (, Gwen Gaylord (

BRIDGES adviser: Debbie Pogue (

ASB adviser: Amanda Boyer (

Inclusive Clubs

Remind: @nhhspris

Remind: @nhhsbridge

Blaze It Forward
Remind: @nhhsbif

Feminist Club
Remind: @nhhsfem

Single-Use Restrooms

Nurse's Office

Across from Heritage Hall

Front Office

Behind front desk, across from admin offices

Athletic Office

Left of entrance to main gym

LGBTQ+ Organizations


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Mental Health Resources

National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Call or text 988

Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741

PRS Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 85511

LGBTQ Affirming Therapy: provided by LGBTQ Center OC

Care Solace: self-report to receive support for mental health or substance abuse crisis

Virtual Calm Corner: online resources to help you stay calm

Family Resources

Human Rights Campaign: Glossary of LGBTQ+ terms

Advocates for Youth: Are You an Askable Parent?

American Psychological Association: Sexual orientation and gender identity

Family Acceptance Project: Resources to help families support LGBTQ+ youth

Healthy Children: Info for families of LGBTQ+ youth, especially when coming out

PFLAG: Support for families of LGBTQ+ youth

Stop Bullying: Resources for families to address bullying 

Teen Vogue: How to be an ally to trans people

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

Educational Resources