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LGBT Youth – Health, Mental Health, Housing, Education, Legal Issues

June 11, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Supporting LGBTQ Youth: health, mental health, housing, education and legal issues. 
Yale Gender Clinic, True Colors, Commission on Human Rights, GLSEN, Center for Children’s Advocacy

Moderated by Center for Children’s Advocacy attorneys Alice Rosenthal and Kathryn Meyer



Robin McHaelen
Executive Director, True Colors

Recognizing and meeting the needs of sexual and gender minority youth: a state and national snapshot.

PPT Presentation:  Working to create a world in which youth of all orientations and genders are valued and affirmed




Cheryl Sharp, JD
Deputy Director, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO)
Legal rights of Connecticut’s LGBTQ youth: complaints, issues and positive resolutions.

PPT Presentation:  Know the Law: LGBT+ Civil Rights at Work, School, and Elsewhere





Christy Olezeski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Child Study
Director, Yale Gender Program

Mental health and medical needs of LGBTQ youth

PPT Presentation:  Working with Transgender & Gender Expansive Individuals: Health Considerations



Jeff Bianco, MEd 
Co-Chair, GLSEN Connecticut
Ensuring safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ students. .

PPT Presentation:  “That’s So Gay!”: Cultivating Safe, Inclusive, and Affirming Spaces for ALL Students



Click here to watch the recorded presentations

June 11, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonnie Berk
UConn School of Law
65 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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