LGBTQ foster kids still have few protections in Kansas
Years after preliminary guidance from the Kansas Department for Children and Families, the state has made no progress in requiring that LGBTQ foster children are placed "in homes that respect their identities."
In 2019, the Kansas Department for Children and Families told private foster care providers that they had to put LGBTQ foster kids in homes that respected their identities.
But those directions never went anywhere, and the state never finalized a law or a policy for how they should house LGBTQ foster children. Blaise Mesa covers foster care for the Kansas News Service and he reported this story.
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