Embracing sexual identity

Identity Crisis for LGBTQ Group Homes

LGBT-friendly group homes exist in an unusual paradox. A last resort for foster children neglected by their families and the child welfare system, they are also a rare safe space where LGBT adolescents are surrounded by their peers. [Read more]

Struggling to Increase Support for LGBTQ Foster Kids

As LGBTQ advocacy organizations push for mandatory LGBTQ training for social workers, encourage state non-discrimination laws, and work with families to teach acceptance, city and state foster care systems are slow to act. [Read more]