USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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This October 20th will mark the second annual observation of Spirit Day, and we are once again thrilled to be teaming up with the event’s creator, 16 year-old Brittany McMillan, to raise awareness of the issues impacting LGBT young people, to highlight the need to show support, and to encourage people to “go purple!”
A new app available in the Android Market called “Is My Son Gay?” targets mothers and claims that by asking 20 questions, it can determine their son’s sexual orientation.
A closer look at a wonderful piece CNN aired on transgender youth.
Lady Gaga spoke with President Obama about bullying, a day after she dedicated a song to a 14 year-old who died by suicide.
Many young people are bullied daily in classrooms and school communities around the country.
An invitation to share your story with the Homecoming Project where LGBT role models return to their high schools to speak with students.
If high schools (and even junior high and middle schools) haven’t yet thought about how they would handle a situation in which a transgender student wanted to play a sport, they’d better start.
When I first came out as a transgender man in the mid 1990s, I quickly realized that I would have to pay out-of-pocket for the health care I needed.
President Barack Obama said he could not imagine a circumstance in which a state banning gay marriage was legal, wading into an issue he initially said should be left to the states.
Gay marriage has been legal in Iowa for four years. The state was the third in the country to allow same-sex couples to wed, after its supreme court ruled the state’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
After board members voted 5-4 not to support a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, two groups have threatened a lawsuit against the district if the board doesn’t change its vote by the end of the week.
The conservative funders who bankrolled a flawed and widely cited academic study that’s critical of gay marriage choreographed its release in time to influence “major decisions of the Supreme Court,” documents show.
A former state representative says she has always regretted her vote for a constitutional amendment that would have limited marriage to one man and one woman.
Marie Wolfe says she and her partner of four years, Becky, were as in love as any straight couple when they decided to start a family.