LGBTQ Youth and Child Trafficking and CSEC

US Transgender Survey

US Transgender Survey website

With almost 28,000 respondents, the U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS) is the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people. The staff of the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the rest of the USTS team are thrilled to share the results of


The voices of survivors: An exploration of the contributing factors that assisted with exiting from commercial sexual exploitation in childhood

Children and Youth Services Review journal article

The study design uniquely positioned the voices of survivors as experts in relation to expanding knowledge about the exiting process and in offering recommendations for youth-at-risk, family members, and providers. Contributions include underscoring the importance of bearing witness to youths’ stories as part of resiliency/recovery and valuing


Trafficking of LGBTQ+ Youth- Pride 2018


For #Pride2018, we will be creating a series of social media posts to bring awareness to the issue of trafficking of LGBTQ+ youth.  Although Pride is a time to celebrate, there are populations within the LGBTQ+ community who are fighting for their basic rights. Let’s honor Pride


LGBTQ Youth and Child Trafficking


LGBTQ youth without a strong support system are exploited at a higher rate than their straight peers. LGBTQ youth may be kicked out of their homes by guardians because of the youth’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity, or may run away from home as a result of


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