Publications & Resources

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  • Getting Down to Basics

    Developed in partnership with the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), this tool kit gives guidance on an array of issues affecting LGBTQ youth and the adults and organizations who provide them with out-of-home care.

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  • Recommended Practices

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    Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Youth at Risk of or Living With HIV in Child Welfare Settings

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  • Out, Safe & Respected for Educators and Parents

    This booklet is designed to help parents and educators develop safe, nurturing school environments for lesbian, gay, bixexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students.

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  • Out of the Margins

    A report on regional listening forums highlighting the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in care

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  • Out, Safe & Respected

    This kit is designed to help you know your rights at school and make sure they’re respected, and to give you concrete ideas about how you can make a difference in your school and community. You have the right to be who you are. You have the right to be out, safe and respected at school.

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  • National Day of Silence: The Freedom to Speak (Or Not)

    April 11, 2014 is the National Day of Silence, a student-led action sponsored by Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN) in which thousands of students around the country will remain silent for all or part of the school day to call attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.

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  • Immigration Protection for Undocumented Immigrant Youth

    FAQ for undocumented immigrant LGBTQ and HIV-affected youth on how to apply for immigration protection under the new program known as “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA).

  • Health and Medical Organization Statements On Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity/Expression and “Reparative Therapy”

    American Medical Association Policy Number H-160.991, Health Care Needs of Homosexual Population

  • Moving the Margins

    Curriculum for child welfare services with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in out-of-home care.

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  • Bending the Mold

    Whether you’re transgender or gender non-conforming, questioning, or an ally, this kit is designed to help you make your school a safer place. We’ve included ideas and information to help you advocate for change. There’s also an extensive list of resources to help you connect with the transgender community and find support.

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