Topics :: GLBT youth

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.

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.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Trevor Project Holds NextGen Prom in LA

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 29, 2014
The Trevor Project invites all folks of legal drinking age to attend their third annual Trevor NextGen Prom 2014, a fundraiser supporting the group’s lifesaving work for LGBTQ youth on May 31, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Teen Who Wore Tux Welcomed at NCLR Gala

By Danielle Parenteau | Sunday May 25, 2014
Jessica Urbina, the high school senior whose graduation photo was reportedly not included in Sacred Heart Preparatory Academy’s yearbook because she wore a tuxedo, was given a rousing ovation at the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ San Francisco gala.

17 Students Receive eQuality Scholarships

By Gregory Pleshaw | Friday May 23, 2014
A crowd of more than 200 people was on hand to offer congratulations to 17 students who received eQuality scholarships at the organization’s recent dinner gala.

Rent Prices Cause Dip in Units for Homeless Youth

By Matthew S. Bajko | Thursday May 22, 2014
San Francisco’s skyrocketing rents have led to a drop in the number of apartments a local agency can afford to lease for homeless youth.

Zebra Coalition: Giving Hope to Homeless LGBT Youth in Central Florida

By Mike Halterman | Sunday May 11, 2014
Many LGBT youth nationwide experience homelessness for a number of reasons, such as rejection and abuse. In Central Florida, an organization was founded in 2010 that helps this demographic.

Backers of LGBT-Focused Shelter Look for Fall Opening

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday May 8, 2014
Plans for a San Francisco shelter geared toward homeless LGBTs are moving toward completion, and although it’s hard to predict exactly when the site will be ready, backers are saying it could open this fall.

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.