Topics :: LGBT Youth
By Bradley Brooks and Nicole Winfield | Monday Jul 22, 2013
Pope Francis flew toward the warm embrace of his home continent on Monday while expressing concern for a generation of youth growing up jobless as the world economy sputters.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
A teen from New Mexico was taken off life support after he tried to kill himself on Saturday. The 17-year-old high school student wrote a suicide note on Twitter, saying he was enduring anti-gay bullying.
Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
Gay rights activists are planning to gather at the Statehouse in support of a bill that would ban therapy on minors that seeks to change their sexual orientation.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 8, 2013
An 18-year-old Florida cheerleader was charged with a felony for having sex with her 15-year-old girlfriend. Her attorney claims the judge had singled out the case, and has rallied support.
By David Crary | Saturday May 18, 2013
With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
By Dori Zinn | Tuesday Apr 30, 2013
SunServe, a South Florida nonprofit LGBT social service agency, provides space for kids as a place for them to visit, primarily after school.
By Les Spindle | Thursday Apr 11, 2013
Next month, UCLA grad students Alexander Martos and Jeffery Williams will wrap up their work with the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center, and take their LGBT sex ed curriculum to Cal State Northridge.
By David Perry | Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
For kids coming out, the first-ever website AnonyMouse helps connect with mentors through a safe, secure and anonymous chat function.
By Tony Hobday | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
The Mar. 30 GLSEN conference at MIT brought together students, educators, parents and advocates, for a daylong block of workshops teaching a more inclusive curriculum.
By Lana Cooper | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
Two new cases of discrimination against LGBT youth in Pennsylvania prompted a change in school policy - only one of which was in favor of the LGBT students.