Topics :: LGBT Youth

Lawsuit: Gay Students Bullied in Miss. District

By Holbrook Mohr | Wednesday Dec 18, 2013
A lawsuit filed Tuesday says gay students are routinely bullied in a south Mississippi school district, including a lesbian who was forced to sit alone in the middle of a classroom when others were split into groups of boys and girls.

Sia to Donate Eminem Collaboration Earnings to Homeless LGBT Youth

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Musician and songwriter Sia announced that she will be donating the earnings she receives from her work with controversial rapper Eminem’s new album to homeless LGBT youth.

Georgia Teen Kicked Out of Home for Being Bisexual

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 4, 2013
A teen from Georgia says that his parents kicked him out of their home after they found out he is bisexual.

Youth Pride Inc. Recognizes Supporters of LGBT Youth

Monday Oct 28, 2013
The annual event honors youth & adults whose efforts have impacted the LGBT community.

Major League Baseball Celebrates Spirit Day

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
On Oct. 17, officials and athletes from Major League Baseball will be showing their support for Spirit Day - a day promoted by GLAAD to support LGBT youth who are victims of bullying.

Grandfather’s Supportive Letter of Gay Grandson Goes Viral

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
A letter that was apparently written by a grandfather, who condemned his daughter’s decision to kick her son out of the house because he is gay, has gone viral after it was sent to the LGBT organization website,

Study Investigates LGBTQ Dating Violence Risks

By David Perry | Thursday Sep 19, 2013
A recently released study by the Urban Institute suggests that high school-aged LGBTQ youth face higher rates of abuse from their dating partners.

Italian Teen Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 12, 2013
A 14-year-old boy from Rome reportedly took his own life after enduring anti-gay bullying online and in school.

TAG and Ali Forney Center Address HIV in Homeless LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 29, 2013
The Treatment Action Group has teamed up with the Ali Forney Center to address the rising number of homeless LGBT youth with HIV.

Iowa Mother Says Son was Bullied Before Suicide

Monday Jul 29, 2013
The mother of a central Iowa high school student says her son committed suicide after being bullied.