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

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
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.

SD Gay Teen Says Restaurant Gave Him Offensive Nametag

NATIONAL | Jun 26
An openly gay 16-year-old Yankton boy is accusing a fast food restaurant of forcing him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur in front of customers.

Police Investigate Assault of Transgender Teen

CRIME | Mar 4
Police are investigating a report of a brutal assault of a transgender teen as he was using a high school bathroom in Northern California.

Gay Teen Who Ripped Out Bible Pages Suspended by Texas School

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
A gay teen who was suspended by the Birdville Independent School District in Texas after ripping out pages of his Bible to protest anti-gay bullying got some help when the American Humanist Association filed a complaint on his behalf.

Georgia Teen Kicked Out of Home for Being Bisexual

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 4
A teen from Georgia says that his parents kicked him out of their home after they found out he is bisexual.

Gay Fla. Teen Back in Jail After Plea Deal Pulled

NATIONAL | Aug 20
A Florida teen accused of having sex with her underage girlfriend is back in jail after prosecutors withdrew a plea deal.

States Fight Discrimination Toward Gay Foster Kids

NATIONAL | Jun 22
Sixto Cancel says his ultra-religious foster family frequently talked about their disdain for his homosexuality at the dinner table, trashed his room and called him homophobic slurs.

New Survey: Gay Males & Females Know They’re Gay By 18

HEALTH | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 18
A new survey finds that gay males suspect they are gay earlier in life than gay females, and come out to someone earlier in life than gay females.

Kaitlin Hunt’s Attorney Asks Judge to Step Down on Underage Sex Case

NATIONAL | Jun 18
The attorney for an 18 year old Florida woman who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend has filed a motion asking the judge to remove himself from the case.

Pa. School Graduation Won’t Use Transgender Name

FAMILY | Jun 5
A central Pennsylvania school district has refused to allow a transgender student’s male name to be announced during his graduation ceremony later this week.

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