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Hidden Injustice: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Juvenile Courts

Description:

The report provides juvenile justice professionals, policymakers, and advocates with detailed practice and policy recommendations to help them address these problems.

The Appendix includes a model non-discriminatory services policy, a focus group guide, a model non-discriminatory services policy and a sample court order to ensure a transgender youth receives appropriate medical and mental health services related to gender transition.

Toolkit:

HIV/STI Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Health Equity, HIV/AIDS, Social Justice

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

The Center for HIV Law and Policy

Submitted:

12/17/2009

Modified:

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