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Family Acceptance: Groundbreaking 'Best Practice' for Reducing Suicide Risk for LGBT Youth

(3) Comments | Posted May 17, 2012 | 12:04 PM

Twenty-year-old Javie came to a youth shelter after his mom and stepfather forced him out of their home. He was depressed and had been drinking regularly with friends after fights with his parents about his clothes and his friends, and especially after they discovered he had a boyfriend. Javie had...

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Bringing Families into the Fold When Serving Homeless LGBT Youth

(5) Comments | Posted January 20, 2012 | 5:42 PM

At age 17 Carla was forced to leave home after her mother found out she was dating a girl. She had kept the secret that she was a lesbian for as long as she could remember, because she knew her mom would not approve, but her mom overheard her on...

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