Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Youth First Texas Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“No one knows as yet what ’causes’ any kind of sexuality, but it is widely accepted today that a child’s sexual orientation is set at a very early age, if not at birth.”

2004

Description:

“Youth First Texas is the only non-profit organization in Dallas exclusively committed to providing social services, education opportunities, and recreational activities to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth through age 22.”

“About Us,” Youth First Texas website (accessed Feb. 25, 2008)

Mission:

“Our mission is to provide group interaction and individual support for GLBTQ Youth by providing age appropriate activities, programs, and resources that facilitate empowerment and self-acceptance.”

“About Us,” Youth First Texas website (accessed Feb. 25, 2008)

Other:
Non-profit 501(c)(3)