WASHINGTON — White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett writes that "we share your concern about its potentially devastating effects on the lives of transgender as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and queer youth."
The White House calls for a ban on conversion therapy after a petition spurred by the suicide of Leelah Alcorn.
(RNS) Say that as the years go by you find that your physical self doesn’t match your sense of your own gender. How will I love you? The same. I will raise you and love you just the same.
(RNS) Families can learn to support their LGBT children when guidance and services are provided in ways that resonate for them, including education presented in the context of cultural and religious values.
The church is failing LGBT youth. It's time we stopped rejecting and start affirming the children of God.