LGBTQIA2S+

How to be an Ally for LGBTQ+ Youth

Here are five ways to let LGBTQ+ youth know you support them! Be a Listener. Although we’re progressing as a community, many LGBTQ+ teens may feel out of place. If…

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SisTers Hosts People’s PRIDE PGH 2021

June 18 – 20, 2021 June 18th – Self Care Day – Care Packages will be mailed out to registered Pride AttendeesJune 19th- LGBTQ Pittsburgh’s Best Award CeremonyJune 20th- Pittsburgh…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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TRU: COLORS Happy Day Sign-Up

When: Friday, June 18th from 3-4pm Who: LGBTQ+ teens 14-18 years old Join the Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation’s Tobacco Resistance Unit (TRU: COLORS) for a walk through one of Pittsburgh’s…

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Reel Youth Hosts Film Night for LGBTQ+ Youth

Reel Youth is a special night of award-winning short films for the younger LGBTQ+ community and allies! This virtual party is filled with games, prizes and discussion, hosted by Akasha L….

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Loving Her in the Skin She’s In

How a grandfather’s unconditional love for his LGBTQIA2S+ granddaughter fosters family and community acceptance Coming out LGBTQIA2S+ (i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) is—or always should be—a…

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Day of Silence: Register to Participate on April 23!

The GLSEN Day of Silence on April 23, 2021, is a nationwide event led by students. During this time, everyone involved takes a vow of silence to highlight the effects…

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Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth: ASCI Training for Caregivers

Can you imagine growing up without anyone who affirms your identity? When youth in care enter a new home, it is important that caregivers protect and prepare them for societal…

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A Critical Conversation of Kinship with the Founders of Black History Month

Established on September 9, 1915, by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the founders of Black History Month—the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)—continue to carry out…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: January 11-22, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from January 11 – 22, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   H.R. 259 — Rep….

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