NCCD LGBTQ Youth Interviewing Tool NYC ACS Juvenile Justice Intake Form MA DYS Dialogue Tree Impact Justice SOGIE Questions ACS Asking SOGIE Questions Policy
Surviving the Streets of New York In 2011, researchers from the Urban Institute launched a three-year study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) youth; young men who have sex with men (YMSM); and young women who have sex with women (YWSW) engaged in survival sex in New York City.
Selected LGBTQ Bibliography and Resource Guide
How was it possible to get from a place of total invisibility and ignorance to a place of awareness and understanding? This is the story of what the New York City (NYC) Family Court was able to do. These things did not happen because it was NYC. They happened because there was strong judicial leadership from individuals on the bench who took seriously the concept of “access to justice.”
In Defense of LGBT Youth This article highlights the recommendations from Hidden Injustice for juvenile defenders and presents strategies to help defense attorneys advocate for their LGBT clients as effectively as possible.
2013 National School Climate Survey Full Report In 1999, GLSEN identified that little was known about the school experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and that LGBT youth were nearly absent from national studies of adolescents. We responded to this national need for data by launching the first National School Climate survey, […]
Declaration of Dr. Bidwell in R.G. v. Koller
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) youth are over-represented in the juvenile justice system. Although LGBT youth represent 5 to 7 percent of the nation’s youth population, they represent 13 to 15 percent of those in the juvenile justice system
LGBT youth are particularly vulnerable to harassment and abuse when incarcerated
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender youth are twice as likely as other youth to be sent to a juvenile detention facility for committing “status offenses” such as truancy or running away from home