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  1. Intersections in the Work to Ensure Youth in State Custody have Access to Sexual Health Care, CHLP (2017)

    A look at how the work to ensure comprehensive sexual health care for youth in state custody intersects and supports public health, reproductive rights, racial justice, and human right advocacy work. Files TeenSENSE Info Sheet: Intersections in the Work t ...

    admin - 6/15/2021 4:11pm

  2. Restoring Justice: A Blueprint for Ensuring Fairness, Safety, and Supportive Treatment of LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Christina Gilbert (2014)

    This report outlines the extraordinary need for enactment and implementation of laws and policies to protect the rights and safety of LGBTQ youth in juvenile detention. Among the reasons for this need, the report cites the overrepresentation of LGBTQ yout ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 6:27pm

  3. How Police Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Puts LGBTQ Lives at Risk, Sharita Gruberg, Center for American Progress (2017)

    This report from the Center for American Progress highlights how LGBTQ people and people living with HIV face unique challenges under the dual pressures of immigration enforcement and traditional law enforcement, especially as the Trump administration inc ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 10:55am

  4. The Rights of Youth In State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Sexual health care for adolescents—including disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and literacy in human sexuality—is central to reaching and maintaining a healthy adulthood. This aspect of health care is particularly important for youth in state cust ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 3:16pm

  5. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit- End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault, American Civil Liberties Union (2014)

    This toolkit is designed for advocates working to protect people who are incarcerated and identify as LGBTI. It is also helpful as a know-your-rights brief for LGBTI individuals who are incarcerated. The toolkit provides general examples of policies and p ...

    admin - 1/9/2021 2:18pm

  6. Comments to NYC ACS on Policy # 2012/XX – "Promoting a Safe and Respectful Environment for LGBTQ Youth and their Families Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention and Juvenile Justice System," CHLP (2012)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on September 26, 2012 to the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) on the agency's proposed policy regarding LGBTQ youth involved in child protective and preventive ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/30/2020 4:26pm

  7. 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 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/24/2021 1:56pm

  8. Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, December 2010, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    CHLP Juvenile Injustice Report cover.png This is the first legal report and guide on the rights of youth in detention and foster care facilities to comprehensive sexual health care, including sexual medical care, sexuality education, and staff training on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 10:41am

  9. Special Report: Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09, Allen J. Beck, Paige M. Harrison and Paul Guerino, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2010)

    The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report on sexual abuse of youth in juvenile corrections facilities confirms that sexual abuse occurs far more frequently against young adults than adult offenders, and that queer you ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2021 1:23pm