This Thursday, October 17, The Trevor Project will join millions of Americans by going purple for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.
For many of today's LGBT youth, coming out to one's parents is a much less daunting prospect than it was in the past, as American society's growing acceptance of diverse sexual identities is often translated into a loving embrace within families.
Two outstanding young people have launched their "20 Billion Under 20" book project to share the stories of young achievers and empower their generation. Check out some of awesome LGBT youth featured in the project!
Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Catholic organizations is sponsoring six young Roman Catholics are on their way to the church’s World Youth Day in Rio de Janiero. Their message: that the church must treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with respect and advocate them.
Today is the first day of Camp Pride, a Campus Pride program that brings together more than 75 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally students along with 25 advisors from colleges and universities across the entire country with the mission of building leadership capacity among LGBT and ally undergraduate college student leaders and to create safer and more inclusive campus communities in the United States.
A new report released this week by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, looks the experience of LGBT youth online. The study, Out Online: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth on the Internet, the first to examine these experiences in depth and is based on national surveys of 5,680 students in 6-12th grade.
Jazz is a 12-year-old trans advocate who was the subject of the OWN documentary “I am Jazz.” She honored with the Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award in New York City, and spoke at the GLAAD media awards.
This week, the New Jersey State Senate passed a bill that would ban the use of so-called “ex gay” therapy on minors in a 28-9 vote. But will Governor Christie sign it?
Nik Peet is a 20 year old cosmetology student and a regional intern with Texas GSA network.