Juveniles committing crimes sometimes get treated like adults in the penile system. Sometimes this seems logical and the “right thing to do”. But is it? Jeff Wallace takes you through what happens when you treat a juvenile like an adult in this riveting personal story.
This report provided by The Williams Institute is a collection of working papers focused on understanding what is known and what needs to be better understood about the lives and outcomes of LGBTQ youth of color with system involvement.
Presented at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention, this presentation describes how school disciplinary policies discriminate against LGBTQ+ youth creating a school-to-prison pipeline. Presenters share the discrimination and mistreatment that LGBTQ+ youth experience in the juvenile justice system and provide relevant recommendations.
Impact Justice and the National Center for Lesbian Rights developed a practice guide to support California probation departments in promoting the safety and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and/or gender nonconforming and transgender (LGBQ/GNCT) youth in their care and custody.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provide a consensus report on the available evidence and identifies future research needs related to the well-being of LGBTQI+ Populations