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New website features legal info for LGBT youth

8:48 PM, Sep 15, 2013   |    comments
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BOSTON (AP) - Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders has set up a new website to provide helpful information to young people in New England about their legal rights in school, sports, work and the juvenile justice system.

The website is an educational tool for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive youth. It is also meant to be helpful for parents, teachers, school administrators and youth workers. The site provides links to local youth programs and services in each New England state.

A GLAD representative said the information on the website is not legal advice, but is meant to give youth and their supporters enough information about the laws in their states to advocate for themselves.

www.glad.org/youth

 

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