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Research shows that there are certain behaviors that can protect LGBTQ+ youth against physical and mental health risks. The more often and more emphatically these accepting behaviors are practiced, the greater the impact to youth well-being. As a parent or caregiver, you play a key role in preventing many of the negative outcomes faced by these vulnerable youth in your care.
Transracial adoption is defined as “placing a child who is of one race or ethnic group with adoptive parents of another race or ethnic group.” (Child Welfare Information Gateway, 1994).