How Much More Can Kids Take?
In the midst of a youth mental health crisis with increasing suicide rates, underfunded and limited access to mental health care, political attacks on gender and sexual minorities, and rises in gun violence, survivors of youth rape and human sex trafficking may soon be forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term.
The Deleterious Impact of Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill
The “Don’t Say Gay” bans any school discussions regarding gender identity and sexual orientation in primary grade levels or “in a manner that is not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students”, which is vague and could apply through 12th grade.
Destroying the Monster: How We Can Protect LGBTQIA+ Youth Mental Health
LGBTQIA+ youth are not predisposed to increased suicidality or mental health disorders because of their sexual or gender identities, rather their experiences of stigmatization, familial rejection, and unsafe or non-affirming environments place them at increased risk; they are not inherently born to feel like monsters.