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Essays by Young LGBTQ Writers

Essays by Young LGBTQ Writers

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 16
The finalists for qnotes' Youth Essay Contest reveal just this; these writers are individuals whose struggles all can relate to, and whose triumphs we all applaud.

Youth of the LGBTQ Community Lead by Example

Youth of the LGBTQ Community Lead by Example

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 16
While it's true that queer young people are vulnerable - with higher rates of bullying and suicide - what is not often acknowledged is the incredible strength that LGBTQ young people have.

A Unanimous Vote Bans Conversion Therapy in Lake Worth, Florida

A Unanimous Vote Bans Conversion Therapy in Lake Worth, Florida

By Tucker Berardi | Dec 25
The vote was the product of human rights organizations working with local politicians to shed light on the issue of conversion therapy, also known as sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE).

HRC Releases Ultimate Guide to Raising Trans Children

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 17
The Human Rights Campaign teamed up with two national pediatrics groups to produce a comprehensive guide on transgender children to help family, friends, and physicians.

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."

'Time Magazine' 30 Most Influential Teens Includes Trans Teen, Bi Celebrity and First Male Covergirl

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 30
In a big move for LGBT inclusion, 'Time Magazine' released their list for the year's most influential teens - including five LGBT role models.

Prince William County Schools Pushing for LGBT Nondiscrimination Policy

By John Riley | Sep 11
Just as several nearby jurisdictions did last school year, Prince William County Public Schools is looking to add sexual orientation and gender identity to its nondiscrimination policy.

Florida Commission Bans LGBT Conversion Therapy

By Michael d'Oliveira | Sep 3
Passed unanimously by the commission on Aug. 23, the new law prohibits licensed professionals from engaging in counseling that attempts to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Youth Film Highlights Homelessness

By Lainey Millen | Aug 21
Sherry Kelley, a film producer from California, had the opportunity to speak to the television and video production class at Methodist University about her documentary project, "A Place Called Home."

CDC Study: LGB Students at Higher Risk of Violence

By John Riley | Aug 14
A first-of-its-kind study of students in U.S. high schools has found that LGB students experience higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than their heterosexual peers.

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