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Blog Posts By: Rob Woronoff, MS

Addressing the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth Involved with the Child Welfare System

January 31, 2013

When it comes to sexual orientation or gender identity, children and youth outside the perceived norm face significant risks to their safety, health and well-being. A recent survey of more than 10,000 LGBTQ* young people ages 13-17, conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest LGBT advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, found […]


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