Tag Archives: Youth

Op-ed: Let’s Take the Terror Out of Transitioning in School | Advocate.com and My Two Cents on The Need For More Discussion on The Needs of Non-Binary Students

It looks like the Human Rights Campaign is working to regain the trust of the transgender community. That is a good thing and now, perhaps, transgender youth will receive help transitioning in school. Please look at the end of this … Continue reading

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Lost In America | Homeless Youth

This trailer is for a proposed documentary that is seeking funding. These are stories that need to be seen and heard: So, why are we doing this again? Because some of the youth we’re following have disappeared and are missing, … 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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Mom Takes On Fox News Over Network’s Reporting Of LGBT Rights, Gender Non-Conforming Youth

In this wonderful polemical essay a mom takes aim at the biggest bully of gender non-conforming and trans youth in America, Fox News. This is long overdue. Here’s Lisa J. Keating writing for The Next Family at Huffington Post Gay Voices… … Continue reading

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This 15-Year-Old Boy’s Letter About Emma Watson’s UN Speech Is Going Viral

BuzzFeed has revealed more information about the recent letter to the editor in the UK  in response to Emma Watson’s speech about the importance of equality for and between women and men. You can read more about that by clicking … Continue reading

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Religion and Queer Youth – YouTube

Religion and Queer Youth is a video series that focuses on the relationship Same Sex Attracted and Gender Diverse young people have with religion in Australia. The videos are designed to show that being religious and queer isn’t impossible!
 

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Outlet: Queer Youth Speak Out

Outlet gives audiences the straight goods on growing up queer in a heterosexual world. Featuring candid stories about the challenges of coming out, Outlet reminds us how complex identity is and how rarely people are supported in exploring it. Above … Continue reading

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Jack Andraka Shows LGBT Youth Being a Gay Scientist Isn’t Just a Theory | 40 Under 40 – Advocate.com

For Science lovers who happen to be LGBTQ youth, (like I once was), here’s a role model. This story is from Jase Peeples at the Advocate.. The Fighters: Looking around in the lab, Jack Andraka seemed to be the only LGBT … Continue reading

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Youth worker condemned for homophobic comment on Facebook – Gay News Network

A youth worker in the Australian island of Tasmania has come under fire for posting a quote on Facebook that states that homosexuality is not normal. Ironically the statement was made by a lesbian. This quote was from feminist gadfly … Continue reading

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AIDS 2014: LetsStopAIDS launches LiveLifeLoving – Gay News Network

In this report from the International AIDS Conference in Australia reporter Cec Busby looks at an initiative serving young people living with HIV/AIDS. Here’s the story as it appears in Gay News Network… Canadian Youth driven HIV charity, Let’s Stop AIDS … Continue reading

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Study: A third of teenagers think they can’t catch HIV through unprotected sex · PinkNews.co.uk

Okay, it’s simple unless your both completely monogamous play safe like these guys… On the back of a study which has found that a third of young people don’t know they can catch HIV through unprotected sex, calls have been … Continue reading

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Study aims to reduce self harm and suicide among LGBT young people · PinkNews.co.uk

Joseph Patrick McCormick reports in Pink News UK on a study that will provide health professionals with information on how to assist LGBTQ youth and young adults who are in distress. It will also seek information from LGBTQ youth on … Continue reading

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Transgender Teens Are Fitting In With The Aid Of School Officials, But Concerns Remain

Lisa Leff writing for the AP an Huffington Post Gay Voices looks at recent successes and remaining concerns for and about trans* students… Isaac Barnett took a bold step last year: He told teachers and classmates at his Kansas high … Continue reading

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Norman Spack Delivers Ted Talk On Transgender Teens

Thanks to Huffington Post Gay Voices for this heads up…. Endocrinologist Norman Spack delivered a compelling Ted Talk several months ago at Boston’s Children Hospital that discussed his work with transgender teens in order to assist them in delaying the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Annual prom in The Poconos gives LGBTQ students a chance to celebrate | PoconoRecord.com

The well known resort area of Eastern Pennsylvania, The Poconos, saw a special prom for LGBTQ youth and Allies. Here’s the story by JESSICA COHEN writing for the Pocono Record… The dance floor was full of teens and adults celebrating living … Continue reading

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Clothing giveaways organized for alternative prom

Who knew the town of Corvallis, Oregon had so much to offer? This is a fabulous idea in particular for all those born male looking for a gown or all those born female looking for a tux. Then there are … Continue reading

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How are you Breaking the Silence? | GLSEN

Some suggestions to “Break the Silence.” This is a reblog of GLSEN’s Blog… Hundreds of thousands of participants across the country have taken a vow of silence today to highlight the impacts of anti-LGBT bullying & harassment on youth. As … Continue reading

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Day of Silence – You Have Rights!

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‘Day of Silence’ Marred by Ongoing Gay Bashing

More news for Day of Silence by Christina St-Jean… For those who may not be aware, today is the Day of Silence, held to commemorate the silence that many in the LGBTQ community feel they must maintain in order to … Continue reading

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Day of Silence – I’ve Got Your Back! #DayofSilence

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