Media & Resources

> > > Media and Resources

The percent of LGBTQ children in the juvenile justice system (20 percent) is more than two times that of LGBTQ youth in the general population (7-9 percent); 85 percent are LGBTQ children of color

Home / glossary / The percent of LGBTQ children in the juvenile justice system (20 percent) is more than two times that of LGBTQ youth in the general population (7-9 percent); 85 percent are LGBTQ children of color

Center for American Progress, Movement Advancement Project, and Youth First. 2017. “Unjust: LGBTQ Youth Incarcerated in the Juvenile Justice System,” p. 2. https://www.lgbtmap.org/file/lgbtq-incarcerated-youth.pdf.

2021-03-25T21:28:43-05:00March 23rd, 2021|