Understanding LGBTQ Youth & Ensuring Inclusivity in TPP Programs

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LGBTQ+ Services Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Title X Family Planning Program
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LGBTQ is an acronym that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. LGBTQ youth experience various challenges, often because of how others respond to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Many evidence-based TPP programs were designed specifically for heterosexual teens; therefore, it is important that agencies proactively address the needs of LGBTQ youth. This resource provides information about LGBTQ youth and guidance that agencies can use to ensure inclusivity in their TPP programs.