Topics :: GLBT youth

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Wine Country LGBT Youth Resilient After Fires

Wine Country LGBT Youth Resilient After Fires

By Heather Cassell | Dec 3
Following the October wildfires in the North Bay, LGBT youth in Napa and Sonoma counties sprang into action - helping their own community and others.

Shedding Light On The Lies: 'Conversion Therapy' Survivor Exposes Threats to LGBT Youth

Shedding Light On The Lies: 'Conversion Therapy' Survivor Exposes Threats to LGBT Youth

By Tucker Berardi | Oct 29
Many cities across the U.S. have banned licensed professionals from practicing the therapy on minors. Those bans do not affect unlicensed and religious practitioners, however - leaving too many children unprotected.

Oakland Park, Fla. Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

Oakland Park, Fla. Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

By John McDonald | Oct 28
Oakland Park joins Wilton Manors as the two Broward County municipalities banning the practice of conversion therapy.

Charges Reduced for Gay Teen Who Killed His Bully

Charges Reduced for Gay Teen Who Killed His Bully

By Colton Wooten | Oct 28
A gay student is currently on trial for stabbing his classmate in self-defense. Abel Cedeno, 18, had second-degree murder charges reduced to manslaughter by a New York grand jury, reports Gay City News.

Teenager Comes Out During Live BBC Debate

Teenager Comes Out During Live BBC Debate

By Colton Wooten | Oct 8
A 16-year-old student named Andy came out publicly as bisexual during a live debate on the BBC's Newsbeat broadcast, whose discussion centered around sexual consciousness among the emerging Generation Z.

Santa Clara Supervisors Look to Create Programs for Homeless Youth

Santa Clara Supervisors Look to Create Programs for Homeless Youth

By Heather Cassell | Oct 8
Following the presentation of a report showing 13,250 high school students in Santa Clara County are couch surfing or living on the streets, the Board of Supervisors voted to create programs to tackle Silicon Valley's growing homeless youth population.

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

By John McDonald | Sep 24
In the midst of the storm of the century, the City of Oakland Park, Florida, moved ahead with plans to ban conversion therapy.

Catholic School Lets Transgender Students Choose Their Uniforms

Catholic School Lets Transgender Students Choose Their Uniforms

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 3
An Australian Catholic school allowed two transgender students to choose their own school uniforms to match their gender identity.

 Alabama Parents Demand Removal of Pride Flag, Students Clap Back

Alabama Parents Demand Removal of Pride Flag, Students Clap Back

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 2
Last week, an Auburn High School classroom in Alabama put an LGBT pride flag on display made by members of a school club. Now, hundreds of people have signed a petition to have it torn down.

Creep of the Week :: Linda Harvey Thinks LGBTQ Kids Are Predators

Creep of the Week :: Linda Harvey Thinks LGBTQ Kids Are Predators

By D'Anne Witkowski | Aug 26
If a lesbian teen signs up for an all girls robotics camp it's because she likes robots not because she's hoping to "reprogram" the girls around her. But some people make EVERYTHING about sex...

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