Topics :: GLBT youth

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VA School Board Votes Against Trans Student

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 13, 2014
The Gloucester County (Va.) School Board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve a motion that limits transgender students to using the bathroom assigned to their biological sex, or single-stall restrooms or some other type of "alternative private facility."

Report Finds Florida Schools Unsafe for LGBT Students

By Christiana Lilly | Friday Dec 5, 2014
A national organization found that LGBT students are not safe in most schools in the state of Florida and they did not have access to necessary resources.

DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

Big Stars Share Their Talent at Ally Coalition Gay Youth Fundraiser

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 2, 2014
Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon and Ingrid Michaelson are among the music and comedy stars confirmed to perform in support of LGBTQ youth at The Ally Coalition's Talent Show on December 2 at New World Stages in New York City.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 2, 2014
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

Los Angeles LGBT Center :: Better Lives for Foster Youth

By Thom Senzee | Saturday Oct 11, 2014
One of The Center's latest trailblazing excursions into addressing the needs of young LGBTs is a landmark new study of LGBT youth in foster care. Commissioned and funded by The Center, the study was conducted by the prestigious Williams Institute.

Get the "Spirit" (and Wear Purple) Oct. 16

Saturday Oct 11, 2014
GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, is counting down the days to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

GMHC 'Your Realness' Initiative Targets LGBT Youth of Color

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 9, 2014
Late last month, Gay Men's Health Crisis launched a new media initiative titled, Your Realness, which will broaden outreach to LGBT youth of color.

Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 5, 2014
On Sept. 12, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center will raise funds to keep LGBT kids safe at their annual fundraising event "Voices."

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