Tag Archives: support

Tyler Ford Hits Logo’s Trailblazer Honors Red Carpet | MTV News

Tyler talks to various celebrities on the red carpet about how to combat the stigma facing the LGBTQ community. Advertisements

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Serving our Youth 2015: The Needs and Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Originally posted on The New B.P:
“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” *Mother Teresa* This report summarizes findings from the 2014 LGBTQ Homeless Youth Provider Survey, a survey of 138 youth homelessness human…

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Trans Lifeline is conducting a survey!

Trans Lifeline is conducting a survey! Trans Lifeline is the only crisis hotline we have ever heard of created by and for trans folks. This is an amazing resource and they are gathering data to improve their services. It is … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone: How the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is saving lives

Our state-wide Transgender support and advocacy organization is profiled in The Alibi, an Albuquerque, New Mexico weekly newspaper. Here’s the opening paragraph of the article on The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico written by Amelia Olson… How the Transgender … Continue reading

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Allies Show Their Colours – #IDAHOT2015

Click here for a pdf of the campaign pamphlet Visit the Quebec International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and … Continue reading

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LGB Youth Are At Least Twice As Likely To Attempt Suicide

Trans youth are even more likely – let all LGBTQIA youth know they are loved – make their world  better now! Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Can Jewish Transgender Teen’s Successful Coming Out Provide Model for Others? – Forward.com

This is a very inspirational story, by Hannah Rubin in Forward.com, of how a Jewish Trans Boy was fully embraced by his religious  community.  Continue reading by following the link at the bottom of this post… Tom Sosnik Worked With … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The Anguish of North Carolina’s First Openly Transgender Prom King | TakePart

In this “must read” story Jamilah King looks at the sad story of the death of young  transgender activist and the hard reality facing many transgender youth. Here’s the opening paragraph of this Take Part story… Blake Brockington wanted to … Continue reading

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Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860 Who is this line for? This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our … Continue reading

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Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage and updated Marriage Equality map

The state of Marriage Equality in the United States today courtesy of Wikipedia : Support for Marriage Equality gas risen one again as EMILY SWANSON from The Associated Press reports… In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially … Continue reading

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Mother of gay son writes powerful letter fighting for same-sex marriage in Ireland | Gay Star News

Sometimes it’s the simple, short and passionate messages that make the biggest difference. Take this story from JOE MORGAN writing for Gay Star News as an example… A powerful letter from a mother fighting for same-sex marriages rights for her … Continue reading

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‘We as a society have failed’ Leelah Alcorn and other LGBT youths, gay Cincinnati City Councilman tells assembly | Gay Star News

I am pleased that more people are speaking up about how we have fallen short of our goal of making it better for LGBTQ youth. We need to do more and the comments by Cincinnati City Councilman Chris Seelbach are … Continue reading

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My Own Leelah – A Mother’s Story

A mom tells the story of her daughter, a trans woman, and the transitions both of them took; the daughter transitioning to become a trans woman and the mom’s transition to full acceptance and support for her daughter. Here’s CatM … Continue reading

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Gay leaders in the world’s most anti-gay countries write letter to Obama | Gay Star News

In an apparent effort to elicit a more robust response from the United States and President Barack Obama, LGBTQ leaders in countries with anti-LGBTQ policies and actions, have called on the President to be more consistent in dealing with anti-LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: A New Priority: Looking Ahead to College with My Transgender Daughter | Wayne Maines

Writing in his blog at the Huffington Post, Wayne Maines, father, storyteller and advocate for change, looks ahead to college for his transgender daughter. His daughter had already won a big victory for transgender students in Maine now his eyes … Continue reading

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Lifelines – I Care – They Care

I and many other LGBTQ adults want desperately to make the world a better place for LGBTQ youth. If you need to reach me, leave a comment here or just contact me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JerBearSantaFe or you can message me … Continue reading

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Canadian crisis hotline set up to help shunned transgender youth – The Globe and Mail

I am impressed at the effort being put forth in Canada to extend the Trans Lifeline there. Here’s the story from ZOSIA BIELSKI at The Toronto Globe and Mail plus links to other stories of interest… A new Canadian crisis … Continue reading

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A Summer Camp for Transgender Youth

In light of the tragic suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn more people are becoming aware of just how difficult it is to endure forced conversion therapy, a hostile home environment, spiritual and emotional abuse, and the additional bullying she … Continue reading

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South Korea Generation Gap: School asks how to punish gay students, pupil answers in best way possible | Gay Star News

South Korea is an interesting example of a country where there is a huge generation gap when it comes to acceptance of LGBTQ people. A recent Pew Research poll found that 71% of 18-29 year olds accepted homosexuality, among 30-49 … Continue reading

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Mother of trans teen: I felt I had to publicly show my son I support him 100% · PinkNews.co.uk

I love this story about a mom who printed a retraction of her child’s birth announcement. Since her son came out as transgender and was no longer her daughter she felt this would be a public way of fully supporting … Continue reading

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