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LGBTQ Youth & the School-to-Prison Pipeline


Keywords: Juvenile Justice; Policy; School-to-Prison

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth are disproportionately entering the school-to-prison pipeline, a pathway to repeated encounters with the criminal justice system. This is especially true for LGBTQ youth of color. This situation is caused by a number of interrelated factors, most of which are linked to stigma and discrimination against LGBTQ people. This fact sheet on LGBTQ Youth & the School-to-Prison pipeline provides an overview of this issue as well as recommendations for reform.

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LGBTQ Youth & the School-to-Prison Pipeline