Topics :: GLBT youth

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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.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

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

Teen Sues DMV After Being Told to Remove Makeup

NATIONAL | By Meg Kinnard | Sep 2
Chase Culpepper, who was born male, regularly wears makeup and either androgynous or women's clothing. The teen doesn't identify as male or female and does not wish to be referred to as "he" or "she."

LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

GSA Network Head Quits After Sabbatical

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 21
The executive director of the San Francisco-based Gay-Straight Alliance Network is leaving, 16 years after she founded the organization.

After Gay Teen's Suicide, Tissue Donation Rejected Due to FDA Policy

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 14
Some of a dead gay teen's organs were not accepted for donation, thanks to a longstanding policy by the Food and Drug Administration barring certain tissue donations from men who have sex with men.

Broadway Sleeps Under the Stars to Raise Funds for Covenant House

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
On Sunday, August 17, The Covenant House will hold the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition, where Members of the Broadway community will sleep on the streets to raise much-needed funds for homeless youth.

New Study: LGBT Youth Face More Online Abuse Than Peers

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 4
A new study finds that LGBT youth are harassed more online when compared to their non-LGBT peers.

SMYAL Taps Sultan Shakir

LOCAL | By John Riley | Aug 3
The Board of Directors of Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders announced early Thursday morning that it has named Sultan Shakir as its new executive director.

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