Resources & Tools
This Toolkit highlights challenges faced by LGBTQ youth, offers insight on how they thrive, and enhances the awareness among healthcare staff, educators, and additional youth-serving professionals about the existing disparities in order to provide safer spaces.
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), if not treated. HIV attacks the body’s immune system, specifically CD4 cells (aka T cells), which help the immune system fight off infections.
Also known as the Health Care Rights Law, Section 1557 is a part of the Affordable Care Act that protects people, including LGBTQ youth, from discrimination.