Tag Archive | children’s rights

US: LGBT+ teens, rejected by families, struggling in foster care – research

US: LGBT+ teens, rejected by families, struggling in foster care – research

LGBT+ teens in the United States are three times more likely than heterosexual teens to live in foster care, often after being rejected by their families over their sexuality, according to research released on Monday. Those teens are three times as likely to have considered suicide as well, said the University of Texas at Austin […]

Report Card Highlights Progress in Government Commitments to LGBTI+ Children and Youth

Report Card Highlights Progress in Government Commitments to LGBTI+ Children and Youth

Steady progress has been made on the development of the LGBTI+ Youth Strategy, but it needs to be completed and resourced in 2018. That’s according to the Children’s Rights Alliance, which yesterday,13th February, awarded the Government a B- grade for its commitments to LGBTI+ children and young people in Report Card 2018. The annual Report […]