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Family Blog—Gender-Inclusive Approaches to Parenting

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25th January

All children can benefit from gender-inclusive parenting! Learn how and why to start today.

Research Blog—Treating Suicidality in LGB Youth: The Importance of Family Support

10th September

Can family-focused treatment reduce suicidality in LGB youth? For some teens, yes.

Family Blog—The Importance of Being An Ally to Your Transgender Child

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12th August

Your child just came out as transgender. How should you respond? Bottom line: Be supportive.

Youth Blog—Ask an Expert: How Do I Tell Others That I’m Transgender?

2nd April

Sharing that you’re transgender can be difficult and rewarding. How do you know if you’re ready and how do you start the conversation?

Talking to Your Lesbian, Gay, or Bisexual Child About Sexual Orientation and Health

12th February

My child came out – how do I talk to them about staying healthy and safe?

Youth Blog – Home for the Holidays

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22nd December

LGBTQ youth may find going home for the holidays harder than usual. We give you some tips on surviving family and travel.

Research Blog – Growing LGB Acceptance among Latinos

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28th March

Hispanics’ support of LGBT concerns is on the rise.

A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth

6th September

Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.

Research Blog – Support Matters in Coming Out

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27th August

Researchers wondered if parental support upon coming out had any association with LGB health. What did they find? Support matters.

Targeting bullying at multiple levels

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14th September

Research suggests bullying needs to be understood by examining the influence of larger social environments.

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