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  1. Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices & Guidance for Serving Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems, NYC Administration for Children's Services (2014)

    This document is a guide of best practices for individuals working with youth in state custody that identify as transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) in New York City. The guide provide a brief overview of the barriers that TGNC children and youth ...

    admin - 1/24/2018 12:08pm

  2. LGBTQ-Friendly Youth Organizations in New York City, Juvenile Justice Coalition, LGBTQ Work Group (May 2013)

    This directory, released May 2013 by the LGBTQ Work Group of the Juvenile Justice Coalition, lists LGBTQ-friendly youth organizations in the New York City metropolitan area. It lists community organizations (including addiction services and support; advoc ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2013 11:35am

  3. Justice for All? A Report on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth in the New York Juvenile Justice System, Randi Feinstein, et al. (2001)

    This report chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the New York juvenile justice system. It discusses the overrepresentation of these youth in juvenile justice, and the underlying problems, such as stigma, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:54pm

  4. Doe v. County of Centre, 242 F.3d 437 (3d Cir. 2001)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit considered a challenge to a policy prohibiting the placement of non-HIV-positive foster children in a home in which a family member has HIV unless the foster parents agree to the release of the family member’s diagnosis ...

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

  5. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1577 U.N.T.S. 3 (1989)

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) is an international treaty that discusses many of the rights children, some of which are in addition to those also enjoyed by adults. Particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues are: the right to life and cor ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:57am

  6. Sexual Health Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care and Detention Facilities, Legal and Policy Outline, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2007)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policys (CHLP) legal and policy outline for advocating for sexual health and HIV prevention programming for youth in state custody. Youth in the state welfare and juvenile justice systems, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:14am