Posts by Joeli Katz, Youth Issues Intern

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. Read More

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. Read More

Iranian survey finds 17% of Iranian young adults report being gay

An official report issued by Iran's parliamentary research department has uncovered a surprising fact: 17% of young adults surveyed said that they are gay.Read More

Find out how LGBT-friendly your college athletics department is with this new tool

Campus Pride, the leading national educational organization for LGBT and ally college students, is launching a brand new Sports Index to assess college athletics departments on their LGBT-friendliness and inclusion. Read More

Public vote strips benefits for same-sex couples in Chattanooga

Residents of Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted down an ordinance that previously extended benefits to the domestic partners of city employees. Read More

"Ex-gay" group NARTH rebrands with dangerous mission

The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), the so-called "ex-gay" organization that has been facing many legal challenges and a deteriorating reputation, has decided to rebrand itself. Read More

Princeton Review lists 20 most LGBT friendly and unfriendly colleges of the year

On Monday the Princeton Review released its annual lists of the best and worst colleges on over 60 categories, including professors, food, athletics, and more. Among these lists are the rankings of the 20 most LGBT friendly and unfriendly schools. Read More

Study finds youth's priorities in LGBT movement differ along racial lines

White, African American, and Latino young people have different priorities for the LGBT movement, according to a new report released by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago. Read More
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