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Ask NCFY: Being an LGBTQ-friendly space

December 20, 2010

Letting youth know that you're an accepting space starts with making sure your program really is.

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Bright Idea: With Training, Host Homes Offer LGBTQ Youth a Safe Harbor

December 9, 2010

Program directors from Avenues for Homeless Youth (Minneapolis) and UCAN (Chicago) explain why host homes can be uniquely well-suited living arrangements for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in transition.