About this resource

Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbiansgay menbisexualstransgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Lambda Legal published Know Your Rights: LGBTQ Youth and Youth Living with HIV in Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems* to advocate for youth experiencing out of home care. Contact the Lamda Legal Help Desk if you need assistance. 

*Note: The publication is from 2010 and utilizes the term Gender Identity Disorder (GID). In 2013 the DSM-V removed the term GID and added Gender Dysphoria.