Gender-Diverse & Transgender Children

Some children, as the American Academy of Pediatrics explains, do not identify with either gender. They may feel like they are somewhere in between or have no gender. It is natural for parents to ask if it is "just a phase." But, there is no easy answer.
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

LGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes. Sexual orientation and gender identity questions are not asked on most national or State surveys, making it difficult to estimate the number of LGBT individuals and their health needs.
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LGBTQ – Youth

Sexual orientation and gender identity/expression are important aspects of a young person’s identity. Understanding and expressing sexual orientation and gender and developing related identities are typical development tasks that vary across children and youth.
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LGBTQ Foster and Adoptive Parents

Many foster care and adoption agencies, both public and private, welcome the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community as a valuable resource for infants, children, and youth in need of permanent families.
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Men's Health - LGBTQ

Just like all other men, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men need to know how to protect their health throughout their life. For all men, heart disease and cancer are the leading causes of death.
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Men - Stigma and Discrimination

Homophobia, stigma (negative and usually unfair beliefs), and discrimination (unfairly treating a person or group of people) against gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men still exist in the United States and can negatively affect the health and well-being of this community.
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