Category Archives: LGBTQ youth

Just released – 2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to replicate and expand on a similar 2012 survey to identify  experiences of LGBTQ youth in their family settings, schools, social circles and communities. This project … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Health for LGBTQ Families

With only a few weeks left in August, students will be returning to school soon. LGBTQ families (which I define as families that include LGBTQ parents or children or both) have the same concerns about school health as heteronormative families, … Continue reading

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Pediatric Nursing Certification Board promotes caring for LGBTQ youth

This post is contributed by Lori Anne Boocks, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.  Lori reached out to in order to let us know about the affirmative work they are doing to address the needs of LGBTQ youth! … Continue reading

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Student Resources page added to LavenderHealth Resources!

We have listed a couple of resources for students on our “Other Resources” page for a while, but now they have a home of their own!  If you head on over to the “Resources” section on our main menu, now … Continue reading

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Family Support for LGBT Youth

This post was authored by Elizabeth McConnell who is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology at DePaul University, and is an intern at Impact: The LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University. LGBT Youth At-Risk It’s no … Continue reading

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