Topics :: GLBT youth

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Los Angeles LGBT Center :: Better Lives for Foster Youth

LOCAL | By Thom Senzee | Oct 11
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

CULTURE | Oct 11
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

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 9
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

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.

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