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Web Series 'The Peculiar Kind' Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth ...

Web Series 'The Peculiar Kind' Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth ... | LGBT Youth | Scoop.it
Current and formerly homeless LGBT folks and advocates talk about solutions and care.
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Saving LGBTQ youth - Dallas Voice

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WALKING THE WALK | Members of LGBT S.A.V.E.S. march in the Tarrant County Pride Parade on Oct. 5, 2013.
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Congressional Hearing Targets Foster Care, by Bryan Lowry, Medill News Service

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Failures in the foster care system put children in Texas and across the nation at greater risk of falling into the sex trade, activists and lawmakers asserted Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

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First Nations youth summit pushes education, empowerment

First Nations youth summit pushes education, empowerment | LGBT Youth | Scoop.it

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Robert DesJarlait's curator insight, November 20, 2013 10:01 AM

Shyanne St Denis, an honour roll student throughout high school, still chafes at the memory of teachers who wanted her mother to place her in an alternate program when she was in elementary school.

“She was like, ‘Absolutely not because my daughter can learn the same way as everybody else.’ ” My Comment: How many of us, as Native parents, have faced this? It doesn't matter if its in Canada or the U.S. Our public school systems are quick to label our children as having "developmental" problems, and in the bat of an eye, place them in alternative schools, or unload an ISP on them.