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  1. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013, Laura Kann et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries (2014)

    This report describes the results of surveys completed by American youth (grades 9 – 12) covering six categories of “priority health-risk” behaviors among youth and young adults. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results show that a high ...

    admin - 12/7/2017 2:16pm

  2. Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV – Texas, 2012, Shirley K. Chan et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2014)

    This report describes a case of HIV transmission likely by sexual contact between female partners. It describes the likely female-to-female transmission of HIV in a lesbian couple who had unprotected sex during a six-month monogamous relationship. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:34am

  3. Global Report: Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming, Global Network of Sex Work Projects (2013)

    The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) empowers and advocates for sex workers’ rights to health and social services, freedom from abuse and discrimination, and self-determination. This report summarizes 20 case studies, where NSWP highlights effec ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:12pm

  4. Standing with LGBT Prisoners: An Advocate’s Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment, Jody Marksamer and Harper Jean Tobin, the National Center for Transgender Equality (2014)

    Discrimination and profiling by police have led to a disproportionately large number of LGBT people being incarcerated. Family rejection, homelessness and poverty make LGBT youth especially vulnerable not only to arrest but also physical and sexual assault ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:33am

  5. Confidentiality for Individuals Insured as Dependents: A Review of State Laws and Policies, Abigail English, Rachel Benson Gold, Elizabeth Nash and Jane Levine, Guttmacher Institute, 2012

    This report reviews state-level legal requirements related to confidentiality in private insurance. It assesses state statutes and regulations that can have the effect of abrogating confidentiality through a number of different avenues. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:21am

  6. No Safe Place: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities, The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (2014)

    This report documents the increasing criminalization of homelessness in the United States, focusing on municipal laws banning sleeping and storing personal possessions in public areas, “camping,” begging, loitering and even feeding homeless persons. ...

    admin - 8/26/2018 11:06am

  7. The Opportunity Survey: Understanding the Roots of Attitudes on Inequality, Langer Research Associates of New York, The Opportunity Agenda (2015)

    This report is based on a national public opinion survey of more than 2,000 Americans regarding the values, basic orientations, and experiences that shape their attitudes toward inequality and how they translate into public support for a range of issues, i ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:09am

  8. Confidentiality, Third-Party Billing, & the Insurance Claims Process: Implications for Title X, Abigail English, Robin Summers, Julie Lewis, and Clare Coleman, The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) (2015)

    Tthe National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) issued this important white paper to address a complex question of major current concern- how to provide confidential health care services for individuals with health insurance wi ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  9. Created Equal: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System, Christopher Hartney, Linh Vuong, National Council On Crime And Delinquency (2009)

    Using available national data, the authors compare rates of arrest, incarceration, probation, sentencing length and other criminal justice contacts of people of color as compared to Whites. Despite popular perceptions that racism in the criminal justice sy ...

    admin - 12/3/2017 11:25am

  10. Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This special report from the Department of Justice analyzes allegations of sexual victimization of juveniles in state, local, and privately owned correctional facilities. Data comes from the Bureau of Juvenile Statistics’ Survey of Sexual Victimization. T ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:46pm

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