Even in the face of structural racism and oppression, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities continue to enrich the character of California through their culture, history, values, and teachings. What steps can California Legislation take to meaningfully address the impact of structural racism on access and quality of behavioral health care for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities? Read recommendations from CPEHN.
The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides this information packet to provide an introduction to the LGBT community, along with recommendations on supporting LGBT individuals who are survivors of sexual assault. This packet provides recommendations and information that can aid rape crisis centers in enhancing their outreach efforts and services to the LGBT community.
This guide is designed to assist in the development of concrete recommendations for advancing nation-wide and international work on LGBTQ suicide prevention.
This groundbreaking report chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the New York juvenile justice system and subsequently provides recommendations for advocates and services providers working with LGBTQ+ youth including a call to decriminalize “survival crimes” and advocating for more placement options so that youth can be placed in appropriate environments.
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.