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What Makes Sex Ed Inclusive of LGBTQ Youth?
Thirty LGBTQ youth share their experiences with school-based sex ed, and what they'd like to see in the ideal curriculum.

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New Office Will Coordinate ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives
Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg announced the newly formed Office on Trafficking in Persons.

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Domestic Human Trafficking: A New Look at U.S Victims
Anti-trafficking group Polaris looks at how and why U.S. citizens are trafficked.

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More Youth Reaching Out for Help Before They Run, New Report Says
The National Runaway Safeline looks at trends in its calls and other connections with youth and their families over the past 10 years.

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What Leads Homeless Youth to Follow Through on Condom Use?
Researchers explore factors impacting young people's decisions about, access to and use of condoms.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth on Trauma-Informed, Inclusive Services
Watch a new video from National Child Traumatic Stress Network in which youth and experts talk about the need for "safe spaces."

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Researchers Find Violence Is Prevalent in the Lives of Rural Youth
The findings come from focus groups with 18- to 20-year-olds and youth workers in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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4 Tips for Working With Interpreters
Having access to culturally competent interpreters who understand the context of social services is incredibly important when working with youth and families from linguistic minorities.

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Q&A: How an Ohio Law Protects Pets of Domestic Violence Survivors
Nancy Neylon of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network talks about the law and what programs can do to help survivors with pets.

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