Topics :: Youth

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Reciprocity Foundation has a mission: to help LGBT youth become successful adults. Since 2005, they’ve helped more than 1,000 with workshops, mentors and holistic healing.

Gay Teen Suicide More Likely After Religious Counseling

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
A new study shows that gay youth who are counseled by a religious leader were more likely to attempt suicide than those who sought no treatment at all.

Uncivil Union Concert Raises Funds for The Ally Coalition

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
On Wednesday, June 25, the stars of indie music and comedy will unite for Uncivil Union, a concert to raise funds and awareness for LGBT groups.

Check Out These Scholarships and Grants for LGBT Students

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Life can be difficult for a struggling college student living off Cup Noodle and cereal. With the new school year quickly approaching, students find themselves worrying about their financial situation.

Arianna Huffington Honored at TrevorLIVE

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 16, 2014
On June 16 at the Marriott Marquis, The Trevor Project will honor Arianna Huffington with the Trevor Hero Award at TrevorLIVE New York. The benefit event is hosted by Wanda Sykes and directed by Adam Shankman, and is presented by Wells Fargo.

Charges Dropped Against Bullied Calif. Trans Teen

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Prosecutors dropped battery charges in the case against transgender teen, Jewlyes Gutierrez, after the girl completed a restorative justice program.

Get Your Game On at RI Youth Substance Abuse Training

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 28, 2014
On May 2, the The Rhode Island HIV Prevention Coalition is sponsoring "Got UR Game On?," a one-day conference and training on improving communication with young people about sexual health and substance abuse issues.

Windy City Hosts Homeless Youth Summit

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 28, 2014
On May 2-5 in Chicago, the Windy City Times is hosting "Owning Our Lives: Dream It. Speak It. Do It!!", a summit on LGBTQ youth.

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.