Topics :: GLBT youth

Ark. School Super Defends Decision to Censor Gay Yearbook Story

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
An Arkansas school district that came under fire from gay groups for refusing to publish a yearbook story about a gay student is now defending their stance.

New SAMSHA Guide Helps Support LGBT Kids

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
In its continuing effort to foster the well-being of LGBT kids, the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at SF State University has developed "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children."

Boston’s BRC Proclaims March as Bisexual Health Awareness Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Energized by the historic White House Roundtable on Bisexual Issues held in September 2013, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) proudly proclaims March as Bisexual Health Awareness Month.

Fun. Raises Funds for LGBT Youth at Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
The Grammy award-winning band fun. launched a campaign to raise $250,000 to build a community health center for the Ruth Ellis Center, which provides housing, meals, clothing and medical services for LGBT youth in need in Detroit.

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.

NYC Mayor’s Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his preliminary budget plan on Feb. 12, lambasting his predecessor for leaving more than 150 outstanding labor contracts.

Homeless Youth Space to Close

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Dec 14, 2013
A site in San Francisco’s Upper Haight neighborhood that’s provided mental health services, clean syringes, and other assistance to homeless neighborhood youth for over a decade will shut down Christmas Day.

Boston’s Hispanic Black Gay Coalition Gets $5,000 Grant

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
The Staples Foundation has awarded $5,000 to the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, to fund the New Leaders Institute and the LGBTQ mentorship program.

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.

Trevor Project and Campus Pride Create Online Safety Net

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Nov 1, 2013
In an effort to keep LGBT youth safe from suicide and bullying, The Trevor Project and Campus Pride have created an online resource.