LGBTQ

Research: Does Sexual Orientation Affect Teen Pregnancy Risk?

This article describes a study that used data from the 2005, 2007, and 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Surveys to understand how sexual orientation affects high-school students' risk of getting pregnant or getting someone pregnant. 

New Brief Highlights the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth in Child Welfare Settings

A recent brief from the Permanency Innovations Initiative highlights how research is helping us to better understand the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in child welfare settings. The brief presents findings from qualitative interviews conducted with youth participating in the Recognize, Intervene,

Share with Youth: LGBT Resources — Learn More, Get Involved, and Be Proud of Who You Are!

Share this YE4C blog post, which provides resources about several LGBT topics such as key terms, issues especially affecting LGBT youth, how to be an ally, and how to get involved in your community!

Campaign: Know The Facts First (#KTFF)

KTFF is a public health awareness campaign that provides teen girls, ages 13-19, with accurate information about STDs and STD prevention so that they can make informed decisions about sexual activity. The campaign’s website aimed at teens includes facts about STDs and sex, as well as resources for getting tested. A section aimed at adults includes campaign materials, including posters and a YouTube video.