For youth to thrive in schools and communities, they need to feel socially, emotionally, and physically safe and supported. What influence do parents and schools have? A positive school climate has been associated with decreased depression, suicidal feelings, substance use, and unexcused school absences among LGB students. Our career development programs are tailored to the unique needs of LGBT job-seekers. Parents should have honest conversations with their teens about sex and how to avoid risky behaviors and unsafe situations. This exhibit uses art as a means for change -- to show people what they may not choose to see, to incite dialogue, and to inspire transformation. They created High Contrast to be used as an organizing tool for GSAs and a curriculum tool for teachers.
2 SPECIAL TOPICS CALIFORNIA HOMELESS YOUTH PROJECT why they have been forced to leave.4 LGBTQ youth are affected by each of these factors, but. GLYS offers a variety of opportunities & services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & questioning youth and their friends, ages If you have questions. Youth Line provides service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer.