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Healing Provided on a Texas Ranch for Men and Boys Who Have Survived Sex Trafficking

9/21/2022

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.

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Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth

6/27/2022

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

3/29/2022

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.

3/9/2022

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

2/2/2022

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.

The Imprint Tracks Political Actions Against LGBTQ Youth: A Timeline

12/21/2021

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.

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    Biden Team Reverses Trump Rule on Foster Placement

    11/30/2021

    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.

    Biden Team Reverses Trump Rule on Foster Placement

    9/16/2021

    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.

    7/12/2021

    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