Select Media Reports on the Family Acceptance Project

Media Contact: Cathy Renna, 917-757-6123,


Family Acceptance Project – Press Releases


NPR All Things Considered

Study: Tolerance Can Lower Gay Kids' Suicide Risk

(Great overview of the impact of our work on families but they mixed up our research methods so their interpretation of our methods is incorrect.)


Social Work Today

Overiew and Scope of the Family Acceptance Project


Podcast Series, Episode 33 -- Living Proof

University of Buffalo interview with Dr. Caitlin Ryan on the overall goals, reason for starting the Family Acceptance Project, barriers and challenges, and intent of our family interventions.


New York Times

Family Response Key to Health of Gay Youth

Treating Families as Allies, Not Enemies

Behind the Research: Caitlin Ryan


Ladies Home Journal

Discussion of family acceptance and what parents can do about school victimization


Harvard Education Review

Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan discusses some of the issues for schools in promoting family support and helping parents prevent and address school victimization

Beyond Gay-Straight Alliances



Interview with family at Frameline premiere and commentary on “Always My Son,” on the role of family support in preventing depression, suicide and other health risks in gay youth

Looking After Gay Teens


El Mundo, Madrid

Adolescentes: La incomprensión familiar daña la salud de los hijos homosexuales


Reforma, Mexico

Enferma rechazo a los jóvenes gay


China Daily, Beijing


Chinese parents learn to accept gay children


McGill Daily, Montreal

Family matters: Researchers find family rejection a predictor of negative health outcomes in LGB youth


Spain, Congrés, AMPGIL

Work in Spain with Associacío de Pares I Mares de Gais I Lesbianes