Category Archives: LGBT

Resources for LGBT Youth and Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union has gathered together many web resources and publications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) youth and school systems to aid in ensuring that school is “a safer, more welcoming place.”  There are a variety … Continue reading

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OJJDP Releases Literature Reviews

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Model Programs Guide has issued three new literature reviews: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children/Sex Trafficking LGBTQ Youths in the Juvenile Justice System Alternatives to Detention and Confinement The … Continue reading

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RuralPride Summits — LGBT Youth in Rural Communities

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with support from the True Colors Fund, will be holding a series of summits across the country focusing on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people … Continue reading

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ABA Opening Doors Project — LGBTQ Youth

The American Bar Association Opening Doors Project is targeted “to provide the legal and child welfare community tools, resources, and support for improving outcomes for LGBTQ young people in foster care.”  Many of the resources are also helpful for those … Continue reading

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Working with LGBT Youth

The Equity Project provides a valuable resource for those working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trangender (LGBT) youth in the juvenile courts with the goal of effective assistance of counsel, protection from harassment and harm, individualized disposition plans, and fair … Continue reading

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