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  1. Does Juvenile Detention Impact Health?, Titilola Balogun, et al., Journal of Correctional Health Care (2018)

    Youth who spend time in juvenile facilities are an underserved population – especially when it comes to areas of well-being which are most critical for developing into a healthy adult. Balogun et al. surveyed 301 youth detained in the same juvenile detent ...

    admin - 7/21/2019 2:36pm

  2. Adolescent to Adult HIV Health Care Transition From the Perspective of Adult Providers in the United States, Amanda E. Tanner, Ph.D., M.P.H. et al., Journal of Adolescent Health 61: 434-49 (2017)

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    admin - 4/27/2018 3:18pm

  3. Conversion Therapy and LGBT Youth, Christy Mallory et al., The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    Despite being harmful, ineffective, and banned among health care professionals in nine states, the District of Columbia, and 32 localities, conversion therapy—"treatment” intended to change the sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expressio ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:27pm

  4. LGBTI Migrants in Immigration Detention: A Global Perspective, Shana Tabak & Rachel Levitan, 37 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender No. 1 (2014)

    All immigrant detainees are at high risk for treatment that violates their human rights; but those who identify as LGBTI are at even higher risk for abuse, including targeted violence and sexual assault. Many LGBTI detainees seek asylum based on this type ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:28pm

  5. A Moral Case for Universal Healthcare for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Scott B. Harpin et al., International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare 10:196-202 (2017)

    In arguing for universal, youth-centered health care to promote wellness among runaway and homeless youth, the authors use a framework of social determinants of health (SDH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:26pm

  6. Prevalence and Correlates of Youth Homelessness in the United States, Matthew H. Morton, Ph.D. et. al., Journal of Adolescent Health 62: 14-21 (2018)

    Based on a nationally representative survey, researchers found a twelve-month household prevalence of homelessness of 4.3% for households with 13-17-year-olds and 12.5% for households with 18-25-year-olds, as well as a population prevalence of 9.7% among ...

    admin - 3/30/2018 3:22pm

  7. Karen M. Abram et al., Disparities in HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors After Youth Leave Detention: A 14-Year Longitudinal Study, 139 Pediatrics 2 (2017)

    This study examines HIV/AIDS risk behaviors in delinquent youth during the 14 years after leaving juvenile detention settings, with a focus on gender and racial/ethnic differences. The study, based on 1829 subjects, sought to explain, for example, why Bla ...

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  8. The Legal Rights of LGBT Youth in State Custody: What Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Professionals Need to Know, Rudy Estrada and Jody Marksamer, 85 CHILD WELFARE, 171 (2006)

    This article provides a guide for advocates representing LGBT youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. All youth in state custody, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, are guaranteed rights to physical safety and prevention ...

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  9. Transgender Foster Youth: A Forced Identity, Christine L. Olson, 19 TEX. J. WOMEN and L. 25 (2009).

    This journal article examines applicable state, federal, and case law and analyzes the constitutional concerns that arise out of forced gender conformity for transgender youth in foster care. The author argues, with the support of some case law, that &quo ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm