Welcoming Schools is an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping and bullying in K-5 schools.
Our annual Time To THRIVE Conference aims to promote the safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ youth. K-12 educators, professional counselors, and other youth-serving professionals are highly encouraged to attend.
HRC’s report, Growing Up LGBT in America, is a groundbreaking survey of more than 10,000 LGBT-identified youth ages 13-17.
The Trevor Project is the leading organization providing crisis intervention & suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth & their families.
HRC is committed to providing the kinds of resources children, families and other youth-serving professionals need to support one another.
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools, is written for adults who work with youth.
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Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act
The Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA) would reauthorize essential Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs, including prevention, emergency shelters, street outreach, transitional living, and assistance in rural areas.Read more
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools is a first-of-its-kind resource providing a blueprint for safe, supportive and inclusive school environments for transgender youth.Read more
What Welcoming Schools Offers
There are a number of concrete steps that schools can take to demonstrate their commitment to LGBT inclusiveness. Below are examples of LGBT-friendly policies and practices schools should implement to fully welcome and affirm all students and families.Read more
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