Topics :: GLBT youth

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Washington State Closer to Banning 'Conversion Therapy' on Kids

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 5
LGBTQ youth in Washington State may be one step closer to greater safety: The state's senate gave the green light to a bill that would outlaw the practice of so-called "conversion therapy" on minors.

Palm Beach County The First in Florida to Ban 'Conversion Therapy'

By Tucker Berardi | Dec 24
A 5-2 vote from Palm Beach County made history today by becoming the first county in Florida - as well as the largest county in the United States - to ban the practice of conversion therapy for minors.

LGBT Youth Facility Opens In Fort Lauderdale

By John McDonald | Dec 16
Julian's Fountain of Youth cut its ribbon last week in Fort Lauderdale.

Wine Country LGBT Youth Resilient After Fires

By Heather Cassell | Dec 3
Following the October wildfires in the North Bay, LGBT youth in Napa and Sonoma counties sprang into action - helping their own community and others.

Shedding Light On The Lies: 'Conversion Therapy' Survivor Exposes Threats to LGBT Youth

By Tucker Berardi | Oct 29
Many cities across the U.S. have banned licensed professionals from practicing the therapy on minors. Those bans do not affect unlicensed and religious practitioners, however - leaving too many children unprotected.

Oakland Park, Fla. Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

By John McDonald | Oct 28
Oakland Park joins Wilton Manors as the two Broward County municipalities banning the practice of conversion therapy.

Charges Reduced for Gay Teen Who Killed His Bully

By Colton Wooten | Oct 28
A gay student is currently on trial for stabbing his classmate in self-defense. Abel Cedeno, 18, had second-degree murder charges reduced to manslaughter by a New York grand jury, reports Gay City News.

Teenager Comes Out During Live BBC Debate

By Colton Wooten | Oct 8
A 16-year-old student named Andy came out publicly as bisexual during a live debate on the BBC's Newsbeat broadcast, whose discussion centered around sexual consciousness among the emerging Generation Z.

Santa Clara Supervisors Look to Create Programs for Homeless Youth

By Heather Cassell | Oct 8
Following the presentation of a report showing 13,250 high school students in Santa Clara County are couch surfing or living on the streets, the Board of Supervisors voted to create programs to tackle Silicon Valley's growing homeless youth population.

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

By John McDonald | Sep 24
In the midst of the storm of the century, the City of Oakland Park, Florida, moved ahead with plans to ban conversion therapy.

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