Language is a power tool that can be used to harm or insult others. Hidden, negative messages, known as microaggressions, can leave a mark.
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A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.
LGBT youth make up 5-7% of the youth population but 15% of the juvenile justice population
The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.
Some states have policies and laws that seek to protect LGBT students in schools. Where does your state stand?
An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing LGBT Americans was created as an introduction for those who support and fight for LGBT equality
“The findings are a call to action for all adults who want [to] ensure that young people can thrive.”
It might be easier than you think to find an LGBTQ-affirming church near you.
Injustice at Every Turn is a report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality. Here it’s presented by Russell Roybal from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force at the Center on Halsted in Chicago, followed by a panel presentation of Chicago activists.
This is the largest study on the transgender community yet, with a diverse set of 6,450 transgender and gender non-conforming participants representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It brings to light the rampant discrimination that transgender and gender non-conforming people face in every area of life. From the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s introduction, “This data is so shocking that it will change the way you think about transgender people and it … Read More »