Topics :: LGBT Youth

Y-Hep to Open New Clinic in Philly

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Y-HEP, Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project, announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

UK Bi Teen Lied About Hate Crime Attack, Police Say

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
The claims by a British bisexual teen who said he was viciously attacked because of his sexuality last month are false, according to local authorities.

Police Investigate Assault of Transgender Teen

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Police are investigating a report of a brutal assault of a transgender teen as he was using a high school bathroom in Northern California.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.

Boy Scouts’ Ranks Drop After Year of Policy Change

By Nomaan Merchant | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
The Boy Scouts of America says its membership fell by 6 percent in 2013, a year in which the organization announced it would begin to accept openly gay youth.

Kicker for Willamette Announces He’s Bisexual

Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
A redshirt freshman place kicker at Division III Willamette has announced that he is bisexual, saying he decided to come forward because he wanted to be a source of encouragement for 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.