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Here you'll find support and advocacy for LGBTQ youth and their allies, as well as a guide to common terms related to LGBTQ youth.
Commonly used words and expressions related to LGBT communities and LGBTQ youth.
Numerous organizations provide legal defense, hotlines and other resources and information for LGBTQ youth and their allies.
Organizations around the country are providing LGBTQ youth and their allies with support and information in their own communities.
Maverick Couch is a high school junior threatened with suspension if he wore a T-shirt bearing the message “Jesus Is Not a Homophobe.”
Case representing a transgender girl subjected to verbal and physical abuse because of her sexual orientation, gender identity, sex and disability while in the custody of a secure youth detention facility in Philadelphia.
Case in which a counseling student sues her school for requiring a remediation plan that included greater exposure to LGBT patients.