Topics :: GLBT youth

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.

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.

Mozilla Sponsors Bay Area LGBT Youth Summit

By Matthew S. Bajko | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
The lead sponsor for a Bay Area LGBT youth summit taking place in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next weekend will be the Mozilla Foundation, organizers disclosed to the Bay Area Reporter.

Putin Would Be Proud: ’No Homo Promo’ Laws Around the Nation

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Apr 19, 2014
"No Promo Homo" laws forbid teachers from discussing gay and transgender issues (including sexual health and HIV/AIDS awareness) in a positive light - if at all.

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.

LGBT Youth and Allies Participate in GLSEN Day of Silence

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
GLSEN helps keeps kids safe with the 19th Annual Day of Silence, an event that raises awareness against the impact of bullying on LGBT youth.