National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning

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Using Ice Breakers
New small-group activities to make your program stronger.

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Ask NCFY: Being an LGBTQ-friendly space
Letting youth know that you're an accepting space starts with making sure your program really is.

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Ask NCHYF: Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth
Q: My program needs help working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.  What resources are out there?

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