➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Why are there so many queer and trans kids in the criminal justice system?
Fusion – August 23, 2016
Contrary to the common refrain of “it gets better,” a new report finds that the unique challenges facing LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming youth actually make them more susceptible to engagement with our justice system when compared to their straight, cisgender peers, particularly among queer and trans youth of color. Report: Unjust: How the Broken Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems Fail LGBT Youth: http://www.lgbtmap.org/file/lgbt-criminal-justice-youth.pdf