This academic journal article discusses working with LGBTQ+ youth in out-of-home care. It outlines five core premises to guide youth development. It also models how to create an environment where youth can meet their personal and social needs and develop competencies.
This organization serves LGBTQ+ youth in learning institutions. GLSEN works to activate supportive educators, uplift student-led movements, conduct extensive research, provide resources for educators, and advocate for policies. There are 43 chapters in 30 states and their website features their work, recent news, and blog posts.
This is a resource for parents of LGBTQ+ children about how best to support queer youth. The importance of supporting gender expression, understanding LGBTQ+ issues, and welcoming LGBTQ+ partners are emphasized in this article. It also explains that supportive behaviors are associated with reduced suicide risk among LGBTQ+ kids.
This is a research, intervention, education, and policy initiative to prevent health risks for queer youth. It specifically focuses on their well-being in the context of family, culture, and faith. The Family Support Model “prevents health risks, strengthens families, and builds healthy futures for LGBTQ and gender diverse children and youth.”