Teens & Young Adults

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Know the laws in your state that protect LBGT people and people living with HIV.

Know Your Rights

Advocating for teens and young adults
Advocating for
teens & young adults

Whether it's in the hallways at school or in out-of-home care settings, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are at risk for harassment, bullying and discrimination and are too often neglected and unprotected by the institutions responsible for their care. Through our Youth in Out-Of-Home Care Project and through advocacy on behalf of youth in schools, Lambda Legal works to ensure that all LGBTQ young people can be safe, respected and free from discrimination and harassment.

Know Your Rights: Teens & Young Adults

If you’re young and LGBTQ, you have the right to feel safe and respected, and to express yourself without fear. Here’s what you and your allies need to know about your legal rights—and what to do if anyone tries to violate them. Learn more »