Healing Provided on a Texas Ranch for Men and Boys Who Have Survived Sex Trafficking
In Texas, a novel residential program provides young men who have survived sex trafficking with health care, legal help and animal therapy.
Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth
In an executive order issued this month, President Joe Biden detailed his plan to advance equality for LGBTQ youth and adults.
Because of My Circumstances, I Have Succeeded
Because my mother was abusive after learning I had a girlfriend, I was placed with a supportive foster family and can be true to myself, writes Mariah Salevao.
Don’t Let Foster Care Contracts Open a Back Door to Discrimination
States should draft their child welfare contracts to prevent a back-door entrance for taxpayer-funded discrimination, writes Daniele Gerard.
Michigan Settles With Catholic Foster Care Charity But Affirms Commitment to LGBTQ Community
Michigan will again contract with foster agencies that don't work with LGBTQ couples due to a Supreme Court decision, but the state reiterated its support of these families.
LGBTQ Foster Youth in Texas Suffer Years of Political Attacks and Scaled Back Protections
The political attacks on LGBTQ youth in the Texas foster care system began years ago and continue today, resulting in fewer protections and resources.
Biden Team Reverses Trump Rule on Faith-Based Discrimination in Foster Placement
The Biden administration has revoked a Trump-era waiver that exempted federally funded foster care providers from following nondiscrimination rules.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation Highlights LGBTQ-Affirming Care for Youth Nationwide
Leading LGBTQ civil rights organization Human Rights Campaign Foundation recently released its 2021 Change-Makers Report.
Supreme Court Casts Hopeful Vision for a Divided Nation
For many commentators, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia seemed merely another salvo in our country’s unceasing culture wars — a zero-sum conflict in which only one side can win. I’d argue just the opposite. In a moment when society seems to be pul