GLYS GLYS is the acronym for Gay & Lesbian Youth Services of WNY!
GLYS was founded in 1983. GLYS offers a variety of opportunities and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth & their friends ages 14~21.
Our Drop~in Center is located in the Trinity Place of Trinity Church at 371 Delaware Avenue (near Tupper) in Buffalo. Our entrance is under the blue~green awnings. The Drop~in Center is open Monday through Thursday 2:30~7:30 p.m. Friday 2:30~5:30 p.m. [It is NOT open on Fridays during July and August.] Please check the calendar before you visit for the first time. We occasionally open later than 2:30 or close earlier than 7:30 for off site events or activities.
Want to join?! All you have to do is show up at the Drop~in Center! You can come to the Center as often or as little as you want to!
The Gender/Sexuality Development Program (GSDP), directed by Edgardo Menvielle, MD, MSHS provides outpatient psychosocial evaluations and therapeutic services for children, adolescents and their families.
The program works with children (and their families) on these issues:
* Behaviors considered at variance with generally-accepted gender roles
* Sexual identity issues
* Gender identity issues
* Psychosocial aspects of Disorders of Sex Development (DSD), also known as instersex conditions (congenital genital variations)
* Co-occurring mental health disorders among children and teens in the above categories
The program is directed by Edgardo Menvielle, MD, M.S.H.S.