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What do those acronyms mean? How to support LGBTQ+ youth

September 01, 2022 National Center for Youth Law Season 1 Episode 2
What do those acronyms mean? How to support LGBTQ+ youth
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Fostering Parenthood
What do those acronyms mean? How to support LGBTQ+ youth
Sep 01, 2022 Season 1 Episode 2
National Center for Youth Law

Content Warning: This episode discusses suicide in the LGBTQ community 


Navigating conversations around sexual orientation can be difficult and awkward. You might ask yourself, What are the right terms? Is it too soon for them to know? Our guest Patrick Gem Gabbett, a former foster youth and an LGBTQ advocate, will help you answer some of these questions, ask your youth the right questions, and help you support their healthy sexual development.


Guest on the show: Patrick Gem Gabbett, former foster and homeless youth, LGBTQ advocate


Resources:


Calls To Action: (37:30)

Tip to remember how to use they/them pronouns (38:00)

Have the same standards for ALL your kids (39:40)

Don’t impose gender roles on any of your kids (39:50)


About Fostering Parenthood:

Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project. 


The laws and policies discussed in our show are specific to LA County and California. However, any out-of-state or international listeners should check the regulations specific to their state or country. 

Watch our episodes at https://rhep.info/fosteringparenthood-watch!


Learn more about Fostering Parenthood at www.fosteringparenthood.buzzsprout.com.


Email us with questions, comments, and feedback at email@fosterreprohealth.org.


Fostering Parenthood is fully supported by grant number 1 TP2AH000066-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Population Affairs.

About Fostering Parenthood:

Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project.


The laws and policies discussed in our show are specific to LA County and California. However, any out-of-state or international listeners should check the regulations specific to their state or country.

Watch our episodes at https://rhep.info/fosteringparenthood-watch!


Learn more about Fostering Parenthood at www.fosteringparenthood.buzzsprout.com.


Email us with questions, comments, and feedback at email@fosterreprohealth.org.


Fostering Parenthood is fully supported by grant number 1 TP2AH000066-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Population Affairs.

Show Notes

Content Warning: This episode discusses suicide in the LGBTQ community 


Navigating conversations around sexual orientation can be difficult and awkward. You might ask yourself, What are the right terms? Is it too soon for them to know? Our guest Patrick Gem Gabbett, a former foster youth and an LGBTQ advocate, will help you answer some of these questions, ask your youth the right questions, and help you support their healthy sexual development.


Guest on the show: Patrick Gem Gabbett, former foster and homeless youth, LGBTQ advocate


Resources:


Calls To Action: (37:30)

Tip to remember how to use they/them pronouns (38:00)

Have the same standards for ALL your kids (39:40)

Don’t impose gender roles on any of your kids (39:50)


About Fostering Parenthood:

Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project. 


The laws and policies discussed in our show are specific to LA County and California. However, any out-of-state or international listeners should check the regulations specific to their state or country. 

Watch our episodes at https://rhep.info/fosteringparenthood-watch!


Learn more about Fostering Parenthood at www.fosteringparenthood.buzzsprout.com.


Email us with questions, comments, and feedback at email@fosterreprohealth.org.


Fostering Parenthood is fully supported by grant number 1 TP2AH000066-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Population Affairs.

About Fostering Parenthood:

Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project.


The laws and policies discussed in our show are specific to LA County and California. However, any out-of-state or international listeners should check the regulations specific to their state or country.

Watch our episodes at https://rhep.info/fosteringparenthood-watch!


Learn more about Fostering Parenthood at www.fosteringparenthood.buzzsprout.com.


Email us with questions, comments, and feedback at email@fosterreprohealth.org.


Fostering Parenthood is fully supported by grant number 1 TP2AH000066-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Population Affairs.