LGBT youth

VIDEO: LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied

The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of LGBT youth. GLAAD visited its location in downtown New York City and interviewed LGBT young people about being bullied. They shared their experiences with bullying and how bullying has affected their lives. Watch the video below and see their personal stories:

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KCRW and Rolling Stone focus on rising LGBT youth homelessness

KCRW's radio talk show, To The Point, recently featured a conversation about the epidemic of homelessness facing LGBT youth in the United States, despite apparent growing acceptance for LGBT people in general. The episode was based off an article in this month's issue of Rolling Stone Magazine on the same topic.

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Miley wins video of the year, uses moment to highlight plight of homeless youth

When Miley Cyrus won the Video Music Award for video of the year, she used the moment to advocate for homeless youth. Instead of coming to the stage to accept her award, she sent Jesse, a man who said he had recently been living on the streets of Los Angeles.

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Back to school resources for LGBT students, their parents, and teachers

As the summer draws to a close and the feeling of fall is in the air, whether you are in the closet, have recently co

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Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles The Naming Project, an LGBT Christian youth camp

The Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighted The Naming Project, a groundbreaking summer camp that is a safe haven for Christian youth of all sexual and gender identities.

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Josh Hutcherson and Tegan and Sara show support for LGBT youth

Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson and musical duo Tegan and Sara, each long-time advocates for the LGBT community, are using their celebrity platforms to help LGBT youth.
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It is getting better for LGBT youth in Chile with Todo Mejora

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.

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PHOTOS: "We Are the Youth" book showcases America's LGBT youth

"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.

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