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Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

SD Gay Teen Says Restaurant Gave Him Offensive Nametag

Thursday Jun 26, 2014
An openly gay 16-year-old Yankton boy is accusing a fast food restaurant of forcing him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur in front of customers.

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.

Gay Teen Who Ripped Out Bible Pages Suspended by Texas School

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
A gay teen who was suspended by the Birdville Independent School District in Texas after ripping out pages of his Bible to protest anti-gay bullying got some help when the American Humanist Association filed a complaint on his behalf.

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.

Gay Fla. Teen Back in Jail After Plea Deal Pulled

Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
A Florida teen accused of having sex with her underage girlfriend is back in jail after prosecutors withdrew a plea deal.

States Fight Discrimination Toward Gay Foster Kids

Saturday Jun 22, 2013
Sixto Cancel says his ultra-religious foster family frequently talked about their disdain for his homosexuality at the dinner table, trashed his room and called him homophobic slurs.

Kaitlin Hunt’s Attorney Asks Judge to Step Down on Underage Sex Case

Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
The attorney for an 18 year old Florida woman who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend has filed a motion asking the judge to remove himself from the case.

New Survey: Gay Males & Females Know They’re Gay By 18

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
A new survey finds that gay males suspect they are gay earlier in life than gay females, and come out to someone earlier in life than gay females.

Pa. School Graduation Won’t Use Transgender Name

Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
A central Pennsylvania school district has refused to allow a transgender student’s male name to be announced during his graduation ceremony later this week.