youth

April 22, 2014

Oregon mother sentenced to life for killing her toddler she thought was gay

Jessica Dutro was sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 murder of her 4 year old son Zachary because she thought he might be gay.

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March 28, 2014

17 young LGBT Ugandans attempt to take their lives

Since the passing of a draconian anti-LGBT law, 17 young LGBT people attempted to take their lives.

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March 18, 2014

New photo book from Pier Kids director will highlight Ballroom scene

Elegance Bratton, director of Pier Kids:The Life, has unveiled a second project, a photo book called Bound By Night, that captures a snapshot of the contemporary Ballroom scene.

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December 5, 2013

NFL Exec says league ready for openly gay player

NFL Executives Troy Vincent, former cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles and Dwight Hollier former linebacker for t

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December 4, 2013

You Can Play and former NFL players visit the Hetrick Martin Institute

You Can Play, an advocacy organization dedicated to building bridges between the LGBT community and the world of athletics has just launched its "High Five" initiative which works to create meaningful connections between LGBT youth and leaders within the professional sports community.

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"Ex-Gay" in NJ?" Do the right thing, Governor Christie!

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?

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June 4, 2013

Care with Pride: Campaign to End Bullying

PFLAG teams with Johnson & Johnson for second annual 'Care with Pride' campaign.
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Anti-LGBT activists claim cartoon show 'SheZow' will confuse children about gender

The upcoming cartoon show, SheZow, is drawing attention from anti-LGBT activists who claim that the main character, a 12-year-old superhero, will confuse children about gender.

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VIDEO: GLAAD works with Jazz, MTV to spotlight trans youth and her meeting with President Clinton at the #glaadawards

Ginger and Rosa actress Elle Fanning and Glee's Alex Newell joined Jazz, a 12-year-old transgender girl on stage at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Saturday night. The trio spoke in support of LGBT youth and called for more diversity and representation when it comes to LGBT youth in the media.
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