Blogs by Joeli Katz, Youth Issues Intern
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For LGBT youth in Chile and Latin America, Todo Mejora (Chile’s version of It Gets Better) is currently the country’s only organization targeted at helping specifically LGBT youth.
UK’s VICE News released a short documentary about life in Jamaica for LGBT youth, titled “Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens.”
LGBT students will no longer be protected in North Carolina charter schools after the state’s House of Representatives approved new legislation that does not prohibit charter schools from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The owner of an Orange County, Florida towing company has been arrested for illegally towing the cars of visitors of last month’s Gay Days events.
"We Are the Youth," an online photographic journalism project that has been documenting portraits and interviews with LGBT youth across America since 2010, has now been printed into a book.
Since the city of Salem, Massachusetts announced plans to terminate a contract with Gordon College, a Christian University with discriminatory policies toward LGBT students and faculty, the city's mayor has been receiving many phone calls from anti-LGBT individuals expressing their disagreement with Salem's recently adopted LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.
When 19 year old Kate Koenig's parents found out she was pansexual and cut off their financial support, Kate never gave up on her dream of going to the University of Pittsburgh, and with the help of hundreds of supporters it looks like Kate's dream will come true.