LGBTQ+ Resources for Adults with Autism

Young Adults

Education and Advocacy

Autistic People More Likely to Identify as LGBTQ, Discover SPARK


Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

Network for LGBTQIA+ supports, resources, groups and parent groups.


Gender and sexuality in autism, explained, Spectrum News


Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Organization for Autism Research (OAR) - Sex Ed for Self-Advocates 

This guide is a sexuality and sex education resource written specifically for people on the autism spectrum age 15 and up. People on the autism spectrum sometimes don’t have the chance to learn about sexuality and sex in ways that work for them, so OAR created this guide as a starting point to change that. 


Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Organization for Autism Research

Endocrinologists

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

OB/GYN

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Primary Care

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Psychotherapy

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Live Oak

John Guilfoile, Rainn Villalpando
773.880.1310
info@liveoakchicago.com
Lakeview: 1300 W. Belmont, Suite 300
Hyde Park: 1525 E. 53rd, Suite 824
Downtown: 30 N. Michigan, Suite 508
Roger's Park: (Coming Soon)

Provides individual therapy to the LGBTQ+ population and their families with experience in working with neurodiverse individuals (Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities).


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Psychiatry

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Support Groups

Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

Network for LGBTQIA+ supports, resources, groups and parent groups.


Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.

Adults

Education and Advocacy

Autistic People More Likely to Identify as LGBTQ, Discover SPARK


Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

Network for LGBTQIA+ supports, resources, groups and parent groups.


Gender and sexuality in autism, explained, Spectrum News


Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Organization for Autism Research (OAR) - Sex Ed for Self-Advocates 

This guide is a sexuality and sex education resource written specifically for people on the autism spectrum age 15 and up. People on the autism spectrum sometimes don’t have the chance to learn about sexuality and sex in ways that work for them, so OAR created this guide as a starting point to change that. 


Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Organization for Autism Research

Endocrinologists

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

OB/GYN

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Primary Care

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Psychotherapy

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Live Oak

John Guilfoile, Rainn Villalpando
773.880.1310
info@liveoakchicago.com
Lakeview: 1300 W. Belmont, Suite 300
Hyde Park: 1525 E. 53rd, Suite 824
Downtown: 30 N. Michigan, Suite 508
Roger's Park: (Coming Soon)

Provides individual therapy to the LGBTQ+ population and their families with experience in working with neurodiverse individuals (Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities).


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Psychiatry

Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.


Rush University Medical Center

(833) 624-5428

Affirming Services Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities including behavioral health, gender-affirming clinical specialties (endocrinology, voice therapy and more), gynecology services and cervical cancer screenings, HIV care, Primary care (adult, adolescent and pediatric), specialty care (obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, neurology), surgery and patient navigation.
For more information on Affirm's services, please fill out our patient intake form.

Support Groups

Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

Network for LGBTQIA+ supports, resources, groups and parent groups.


Howard Brown Youth Center

773.388.1600 ext: 9
Broadway Youth Center: 4009 N. Broadway
Broadway Youth Center at The Lot: 4455 N. Broadway
Triple S – Southside Safe Space: 2747 W. 79th.

Provides sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI screening, Primary care services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, PrEP, pregnancy tests, birth control options, vaccines, psychiatry, and basic needs , One-on-one assistance signing up for health insurance, GED program, high school and college tutoring, or college application and scholarship assistance and mental wellness support.