Topics :: GLBT youth

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Paris is Burning, Jr.

NATIONAL | By Andy Smith | Feb 27
For queer, questioning, trans and other at-risk youth, "It gets better" can seem like an empty catchphrase. However, one lower Manhattan-based nonprofit is helping youth from around the city adjust and find a place where they belong.

New York Moves to Halt 'Conversion Therapy' for Youths

NATIONAL | By Jennifer Peltz | Feb 7
New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.

Despite Housing Needs, Many LGBTQ Youth Hopeful at Holiday

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 27
Despite the challenges they face, many LGBTQ youth in San Francisco who've struggled with housing are hopeful this holiday season.

Short Film 'Not A Sin' Turns the Lens to LGBT Homeless Youth

MOVIES | Sep 23
Faith in America will release a short film this week entitled "Not a Sin," in anticipation of this month's Papal visit to the U.S. and the upcoming Presidential primaries.

Advocates for LGBT Youth Call for Ending 'School-to-Prison Pipeline'

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 19
Mario Vasquez was only a freshman when a vicious rumor nearly got him expelled from his high school in Lancaster, California. Now Vasquez uses his story to illustrate a much larger problem affecting LGBT youth.

Senate Defeats LGBT Student Nondiscrimination Amendment

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 19
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening defeated an amendment to an education bill that would have provided nondiscrimination and anti-bullying protections for LGBT children in schools.

Stonewall National Education Project

NATIONAL | May 2
Administrators, building principals and teachers from at least 50 school districts throughout the United States will gather in Fort Lauderdale from May 12 to 15 at the Bahia Mar Hotel to focus on LGBTQ inclusive curriculum and GLBTQ student safety.

Status of LGBT Student Groups May Face Court Fight

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Apr 26
This week signified a victory for CUAllies, the unofficial LGBT campus group at The Catholic University of America. Whether the group has won the war, or merely one skirmish, has yet to be determined.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NATIONAL | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

New Study Shows That Coming Out as Gay Raises Stress Level

FAMILY | By EDGE | Apr 21
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.

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