Published August, 2014

State Policies Concerning LGBTQ Youth, get R.E.A.L., Center for the Study of Social Policy (2013)

This chart is a compilation of state laws that affect LGBTQ youth, especially those in state custody. The charts covers laws in each state pertaining to public accommodations, social services (general), child welfare (specific services and programs), foster care (including child care centers, housing and training), juvenile detention services, educational facilities and social worker guidelines. It details, in each of these categories, whether the state has any law in effect that offers protections youth based on sexual orient- ation and/or gender expression.