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Young Scientist's Ideas Keep Getting Bigger

Young Scientist's Ideas Keep Getting Bigger

Jan 2
Two years ago, Olivia McConnell was leading a campaign for the woolly mammoth to be recognized as the South Carolina state fossil.

Schools Report Racist Incidents in Wake of Trump Election

By Erin Haines Whack and Jay Reeves | Nov 14
In the wake of Donald Trump's election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation's schools and universities, including students who chanted "white power" and called black classmates "cotton pickers."

Recovery Schools for Addicted Teens on the Rise

By Bryna Godar | Jun 21
Preston Grundy started drinking at 14 to escape from his depression. He soon moved on to marijuana, Xanax, Adderall and cocaine, smoking pot when he woke each day and snorting pills in the bathroom between classes.

Bill Gates: Young People Needed to Help Solve Energy Problem

By Deepti Hajela | Feb 23
Bill and Melinda Gates want young people to get involved in solving major world problems, like finding clean energy sources and changing the division of household and childcare labor between men and women.

Study: Teen Victims of Sexual Assault Getting Subpar ER Care

By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 2
Many sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.

New Study Shows That Coming Out as Gay Raises Stress Level

By EDGE | Apr 21
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.

Congresswoman Lee Marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
Each year, on April 10, Congress marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year's theme is "Engaging Youth Voices in the Response to HIV & AIDS." Congresswoman Barbara Lee shares her voice.

Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

Coming Out as LBGT at School Contributes to Well-Being

By EDGE | Mar 13
A timely new study has found that LGBT youth who come out at school report more positive adjustment as young adults and have significantly lower levels of depression with higher levels of self-esteem.

HUD Partners With True Colors to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

By EDGE | Mar 5
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative.

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