Tag Archives: LGBT-Youth

These Heartfelt Letters Written By Parents And Mentors Supporting Gay Youth Will Make You Cry / Queerty

This is an amazing article that contains letters of support to LGBTQ youth. A mother’s encouraging letter to her 13-year-old gay son has gone viral. The note was published on PFLAG’s A Note To My Kid message board earlier this week. In it, the mother writes … Continue reading

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Ellen Page Comes out with Lovely Speech

This is great! She’s also from Nova Scotia, Canada where my mom’s side of the family live. In her speech she stands up against society’s gender role expectations, for which I love her even more.

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Middle School Gay-Student Club Fights Bullying :: EDGE on the Net

Always good to see support grow for LGBTQ students and straight allies, like this middle school in Texas… Educators at a Fort Worth middle school have formed an alliance between gay and straight students in response to bullying on school … Continue reading

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Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Jazz | Diana Scholl

Another installment from this wonderful series about LGBTQ youth this is Jazz a brave, 12 year old transgender girl. Here’s an excerpt… By Jazz, as told to Diana Scholl I’m proud to be a girl, and proud to be a … Continue reading

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Gay Teen, Mom Take Stand Against Bullying – Jake Stallman to win award from Matthew Shepard Foundation

Jake Stallman takes a stand against bullying! Here’s the synopsis from Newser: (Newser) – The pills were in his mouth. That’s how close Tipton, Iowa teen Jake Stallman came to suicide two years ago, the Des Moines Register reports. In … Continue reading

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Family of transgender student targeted by harassment hoax speaks out

This is the story of a transgender teen and her courage in face of a vicious harassment hoax. Be sure to read the WHOLE story by clucking in the link following this excerpt from LGBTQ Nation: I’d like to introduce … Continue reading

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Anti-bullying message spread by The White House, Oprah, sports teams and even a gay comic book character | Gay Star News

Spirit Day a big success. I hope this translates into support every day for LGBTQ youth. Here’s the story from Gay Star News: High-profile allies go purple to show support for LGBT youth on Spirit Day By Greg Hernandez On … Continue reading

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Spirit Day Art Favorite

Spirit Day Art – One of my favorites Support LGBTQ Youth Stop Bullying! By Collien Aid #SpiritDay

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Spirit Day Art Favorite

Spirit Day Art – One of my favorites Support LGBTQ Youth Stop Bullying! Stay Strong by Music Ch1ck #SpiritDay

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Spirit Day Art Favorite

Spirit Day Art – One of my favorites Support LGBTQ Youth Stop Bullying! By Pink Monstey #SpiritDay

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Spirit Day Art Break

More Spirit Day Art Support LGBTQ Youth Stop Bullying! By Unknown Witness #SpiritDay Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Earth, Solar System

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LGBT rights supporters encouraged to wear purple for Spirit Day

Spirit Day News from Pink News UK: LGBT rights supporters across the world are to update their social media profiles, and wear purple, in support of Spirit Day. Millions of people around the world already wear purple in support of … Continue reading

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Video: Initiative started to raise $25,000 for Trevor Project in 25 days · PinkNews.co.uk

Truly a worthy cause! An initiative has been started to raise $25,000 (£15,500) for the Trevor Project in 25 days. The campaign ’25 for Trevor’, aims to raise at least that amount for the LGBT suicide prevention charity based in … Continue reading

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Art for Spirit Day

Eye of Spirit Day by Ryky #SpiritDay Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Earth, Solar System

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Spirit Day 2013 Show Your Support

From Gay Family Values: Millions wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear … Continue reading

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‘Boy wonder,’ scientist and inventor Jack Andraka profiled on ‘60 Minutes’ – LGBTQ Nation

A remarkable young scientist who happens to be gay… Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old “boy wonder” inventor, scientist, and cancer researcher who was profiled by LGBTQ Nation last month, was the subject of a new “60 Minutes” feature that aired on … Continue reading

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Washington National Cathedral : Weekend Dedicated to LGBT Youth in memory of Matthew Shepard and Tyler Clementii

Very impressive weekend presented at the National Cathedral… To mark the fifteenth anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death after a brutal hate crime, Washington National Cathedral hosts a weekend of events to honor and remember lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) … Continue reading

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▶ Friend Film Project – Overcoming Bullying – LGBT-Youth – It gets better

Since this is Bullying Prevention Month I will try and feature an Anti-LGBTQ bulling post with a video or infographic every 2 days or so. This is a short documentary featuring two LGBTQ youth and their experiences with bullying and … Continue reading

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United Kingdom: Office for National Statistics study finds that 1.5 percent of adults identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual – PinkNews.co.uk

It seems obvious that comfort with your sexual orientation plays a big role in the results of this study “A new study from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), has found that 1.5% of the adult population in the UK … Continue reading

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Anti-LGBTQ Bullying – Progress and Challeges

It’s Bullying Prevention Month – This is a look at where we are in the struggle for acceptance and against bullying:

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