Child Welfare Leaders Sign on to Letter Urging States to Ban Conversion Therapy
A group of child welfare workers, educators and medical professionals are calling on states to enact legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from being subject to conversion therapy, a highly controversial practice intended to forcibly “change” a person’s sexual orientation.
Los Angeles Orders Agencies to Report on LGBTQ Services for Youth in Foster Care
In a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a motion aimed at improving the experience and outcomes for LGBTQ youth in the child welfare system.
L.A. Supervisors Commit $100K to Improve Services for LGBTQ Foster Youth
Los Angeles County committed to stepping up its support for LGBTQ youth in the child welfare system when its board of supervisors passed a motion yesterday dedicating $100,000 to analyze services directed at this population.