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Juvenile Justice Reform Must Address the Unique Needs of LGBTQ Girls

Hannah Hussey | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Hannah Hussey

Far too many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning youth who encounter the juvenile justice system are placed in facilities that fail to address past experiences of trauma or where they are at risk for sexual violence.

Texas County Adopts Policy To Protect LGBT Inmates

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 11.14.2013 | Gay Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbia...

A Surprise Pro-LGBT Move...In Texas

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbia...