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This report presents data on the rate of violent victimization for persons who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender during the 4-ye
This study surveyed youth in seven juvenile detention facilities.
Transgender individuals are those whose “gender identity” - their personal sense of being male or female - does not match the sex they were assigne
The purpose of this paper is to report new national data on the over-representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, gender nonconforming, a
This report and graphical executive summary examines how LGBTQ youth who are incarcerated in juvenile detention and correctional facilities face bi
This bill would require the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to, during initial intake and classification, and in a private setting, as
HHS works to ensure that LGBTQ+ people, their families, and communities receive equal access to health services by providing enhanced resources for
People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), formerly known as the (Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association
ACS is committed to creating a safe and affirming environment where all young people can thrive, no matter their sexual orientation or gender-ident
This link takes the reader to a list of LGBTI resources from The PREA Resources Center.
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born wi
The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender peopl
Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination r
Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil right
Just Detention International is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.
What does transgender mean?
Jails are traumatizing and often dangerous places, especially for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and anyone who is gender nonconfo
With almost 28,000 respondents, the U.S.
Research has shown that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people face a higher risk of sexual victimization in confinement.
This is a glossary of some of the more common terms that are used when discussing transgender identities and experiences.
California is first in the nation to agree to pay for a transgender inmate’s sex reassignment operation, but the state’s settlement of a recent cou
Navigating our country’s health system—from getting affordable insurance coverage to finding quality care—can be a challenge for anyone.
We provide education programs, resourcesand consultation to health careorganizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost effective health car
Studies show that the prevalence of suicide thoughts and attempts among transgender adults is significantly higher than that of the U.S.
The American Psychiatric Association has revised its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and it no longer lists being transgende
LGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes.
Accord Alliance promotes comprehensive and integrated approaches to care that enhance the health and well-being of people and families affected by
The Fenway Institute conducts policy research on issues affecting LGBT health, HIV policy, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, and other is
In the upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), people whose gender at birth is contrary to the
Findings revealed that transgender inmates do not consistently receive adequate or gender-affirming care while incarcerated.
By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, the Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and realize a
The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center released today a comprehensive report providing school leaders and state and local government
Adolescent health care providers frequently care for patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT), or who may be strugg
Families have the first and greatest impact on children, so our connections with families are central to our work.
Anyone who will enthusiastically nurture, support, respect and validate a trans, gender variant or gender questioning youth’s inherent right to sel
The past year has been incredibly difficult for so many, but we also know that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) y
LGBTQ people are overrepresented at every stage of our criminal justice system, from juvenile justice to parole.
Emergent research suggests Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) youth experience increased discipline in school, as well as incre
Government-funded systems for youth in out-of-home care have laudable and important public policy goals.
This Beginner’s Guide is intended to simplify this research process, and provide some helpful resources for those interested in the law surrounding
After the amazing feedback I (the author, Mei Ke) received on my original post “
Learn how to provide culturally competent healthcare to LGBTQ+ youth, a vulnerable population in need of knowledgeable, compassionate, and skilled
Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Behavioral Health: Results from the 2021 and 2022 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health presents data on key substance