Position Statement: Ensuring Equity for Youth by Addressing the Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Sexuality

Date: September 21, 2017

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here.

Healthy Teen Network believes that addressing social and ecological conditions unique to members of historically marginalized populations (such as people who are women, First Nation/Indigenous, African-American, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander, and/or LGBTQ+) is critical for these populations to achieve justice and equitable health and well-being outcomes.

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Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Ensuring equity for youth by addressing the intersectionality of gender, race, & sexuality. Baltimore: Author. Available from


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