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LGBTQ Health Report
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Improving LGBTQ Health Disparities Report
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LGBTQ Language & Concepts Guide
This is a guide of terms and concepts to help refresh your memory long after the training is complete.
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Schools, Counselors, Parents
Each Mind Matters - CA LGBTQ Mental Health Resources
Gender, Sexuality Alliance Network Website
This is a great site for schools; Gay/Straight Alliance (Unity, Equity, Gender/Sexuality) Clubs
Gender Spectrum is a wonderful non-profit from Northern California.
This site has great information and resources for schools, parents, youth, and families.
GLSEN - Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network.
This site has many school, counselors, and education resources. This is the home of the GLSEN Climate Study, assessing LGBTQ safety in schools every 2 years.
The Trevor Project
This site is a suicide prevention site with amazing resources for parents and families including 24/7 suicide prevention and crisis intervention services via chat, text, or call.
LGBTQ Digital &
Law Enforcement Resources
"Creating Gender Inclusive Schools"
A documentary following a one school district as they implement and navigate specific tactics to creating more inclusive schools. Hear from administration, teachers, students, and families take this on together for the betterment of their community.
"Gender Revolution" with Katie Couric
A documentary from National Geographic exploring sex, gender identities, culture, and more!
"Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric is a special two-hour documentary on the shifting landscape of gender. Although one’s gender identity is an intensely personal subject, the individuals in this feature agreed to share their stories. Journeys in Film created a guide that can help parents and educators better understand and discuss the meaning of gender."
"El Canto Del Colibri"
In an intimate and deeply personal documentary, immigrant Latino fathers across the U.S. recount the impact of their children’s coming out. Through raw, heartfelt testimonies, these families delve deeply into issues of immigration, prejudice, and isolation, while thoughtfully asking questions of their communities, culture, and even their religious beliefs. The result is a powerful lesson on solidarity and humility in a film that both heals and inspires.
Imagine Dragons' front man Dan Reynolds explores how the Mormon church treats its LGBTQ members. With the rising suicide rate amongst teens in the state of Utah, his concern with the church's policies sends him on an path for change.
Research and reports utilized in many of The Acadami training.