Issue Brief New federal rules and state-by-state Medicaid expansion are making health coverage and health care more accessible for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.
Religious exemptions in federal guidelines to address sexual abuse of children undermine their efficacy.
Report Reducing the barriers to ID cards for homeless youth could improve access to critical services and new opportunities.
Video Learn more about why LGBT students can still face discrimination in education.
New regulations could improve access to services for homeless LGBT young people.
Report Policies and programs aimed at homeless youth routinely fail transgender young people, and the disparities they experience in health, safety, and social and economic well-being hold them back.
Issue Brief Several states and local jurisdictions have updated their juvenile justice policies to ensure that the disproportionate numbers of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system are treated with dignity and respect. These model policies provide a blueprint for safeguarding all youth in the juvenile justice system.
Issue Brief The national movement surrounding the crisis of sexual assaults on college campuses is encouraging, but it cannot fully address the problem without including LGBT students.
Issue Brief Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices.
The numbers are clear: The actions and inactions of adults in schools derail LGBT youth and unless these climates become more welcoming, schools will continue to fail LGBT youth by pushing them into a cycle of unfair criminalization.
Report Much of the attention given to LGBT youth in schools has focused on peer-to-peer bullying, but research suggests that harsh discipline policies also foster hostile school climates that push LGBT youth out of schools and disproportionately pipeline them into the juvenile justice system.
Report LGBT youth continue to be disproportionately represented among homeless youth in our country, and their experiences of homelessness continue to be characterized by violence, discrimination, poor health, and unmet needs.