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The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line, founded in 1994,[1] is a Toronto-based peer support organization for LGBT youth. Although best known for their phone support line,[2][3] the organization also offers Internet chat and e-mail support services, as well as promoting and supporting other events and programs for LGBT youth.

In 2011 the Youth Line, in conjunction with Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, created an award, named in memory of Toronto artist Will Munro, to honour LGBT youth involved in community arts projects in Ontario.[4]


  1. ^ Johnson, Aidan (6 June 1996). "Cutting off youth phone line was shortsighted". Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 26 December 2010. But when the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Youth Line plugged in its phones in 1994 the situation began to look up...
  2. ^ Simpson, Kate (14 December 2009). "Last-minute gift ideas: Holiday donations". Xtra!. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  3. ^ Keung, Nicholas (5 April 2008). "Childless, giving and gay". Toronto Star. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  4. ^ (2010). "The Spirit of Will Munro Award Archived July 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine", Retrieved February 1, 2011.

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