Key accomplishments for the Family Acceptance Project during our first 15 years to establish the field of family acceptance and support for LGBTQ children and youth — from research to practice to informed public policy and evidence-based care.
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Celebrating 15 Years of Building Health Futures for LGBTQ Children & Youth: 2002-2017
Strengthening Families, Saving Lives, Transforming Communities
1st Research on LGBTQ youth & families
1st comprehensive research on LGBTQ youth and families - shows for the first time how family rejection and acceptance contribute to risk and well-being for LGBTQ youth.
1st Research-based Family Support Model
Helps families to support and accept their LGBTQ children. Prevents suicide, substance abuse, homlessness, HIV, and other risks. Builds self-esteem, health & well-being.
85,000 Providers, families & religious leaders
Educated & trained on FAP's family support approach to increase family acceptance & support and decrease risk.
530,000 Family education booklets
Best Practice resources to help families to prevent suicide and promote well-being for LGBTQ children and youth. Disseminated across U.S. and 70 countries.
320,000 Families, providers, religious leaders & others
Viewed Best Practice family education videos that show how families learn to support their LGBTQ children. 23 awards from Los Angeles to Mumbai.
Countless LGBTQ children, youth, families & allies
Lives saved, families strengthened, futures envisioned, communities transformed.