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LGBT Youth

Sexual orientation and gender are important aspects of a young person’s identity. Understanding and expressing sexual orientation and gender and developing related identities are typical development tasks that vary across children and youth.

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Providing Unbiased Services for LGBTQ Youth Project
The Providing Unbiased Services for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Youth Project is a collaborative effort that originated in Multnomah County Oregon and focuses on training staff and encouraging policy changes to provide unbiased services for LGBTQ youth in in-home and out-of-home care settings. The collaboration has predominately focused its efforts on out-of-home care including juvenile justice detention, foster care placements, and homeless shelters.

Youth Voices

Josh

"I’m trying my best to change misconceptions about gay people."

Amanda

"I’ve learned to feel comfortable with who I am, and to speak up not only for myself, but for others."

endever*

"I’m nongender, which for me, means that I don't identify as either male or female."

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