WeGene is a Chinese DNA company. Their Personal Genome Service test generates genetic health risk reports using qualitative genotyping to detect select clinically relevant variants in the genomic DNA. This is a good resource for adoptees concerned about their health risks or wanting to explore their DNA.
MyHeritage is another popular genealogy platform. They search for people whose DNA matches users. Their technology reveals the percentage of DNA you share with your matches and enables users to connect with their newly found relatives to learn more about your family and discover shared ancestors. This is another good resource for adoptees exploring their heritage and considering a birth family search.
This is a well-known genetic testing company and is a division of Gene by Gene. It was founded in 2000 and pioneered the field of genetic genealogy. They were one of the first companies to use DNA testing to establish relationships between individuals and determine ancestry. This is another good resource to use when beginning a birth family search.
Ancestry DNA is a popular genealogy company. They offer clear-cut historical insights, rich geographic details, connect you to the places in the world where your story started and even help discover living relatives. This is another good resource for adoptees beginning their birth family search journey.
This organization offers a safe space where API LGBTQ+ youth (ages 16-25) can unite to find support and make friends. They have drop-in centers, peer events, resources, and animal-assisted therapy. They collaborate with programs and organizations with similar objectives — school and university resource centers, health centers, and local businesses.
This organization offers ten counseling sessions at a reduced cost and free sessions are available to people who cannot afford the fee. Services are available from 10 am – 6 pm Monday through Friday. Counselors specialize in LGBTQ2SAI+ and gender-diverse related issues. This resource is great for people who are in need of therapy with diverse counselors.