Topics :: LGBT Youth

Dr. Caitlin Ryan Takes Home NALGAP's Founders Award

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
On August 24, The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies (NALGAP) will present the 2014 Finnegan-McNally NALGAP Founder's Award to Dr. Caitlin Ryan.

Broadway Sleeps Under the Stars to Raise Funds for Covenant House

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
On Sunday, August 17, The Covenant House will hold the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition, where Members of the Broadway community will sleep on the streets to raise much-needed funds for homeless youth.

LGBT Youth Leader From Spain Attacked With Molotov Cocktail

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 8, 2014
The head of an LGBT youth organization based in Spain was the victim of an alleged anti-gay attack Wednesday.

New Study: LGBT Youth Face More Online Abuse Than Peers

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 4, 2014
A new study finds that LGBT youth are harassed more online when compared to their non-LGBT peers.

'Kidnapped for Christ' -- The Interview

By Gary M. Kramer | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Kate Logan's investigative documentary was originally meant to be an evenhanded examination of Escuela Caribe, but when she captured institutional abuses on camera, she was compelled to take action. Executive Producer Mike C. Manning chats about the doc.

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

Treatment Center Accepts Jailed Transgender Teen

By Dave Collins | Friday Jun 6, 2014
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.

Westboro to Picket Wilson High School

By John Riley | Friday Jun 6, 2014
The Westboro Baptist Church has announced plans to picket outside of Woodrow Wilson High School, in Northwest D.C., on June 9.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Trevor Project Holds NextGen Prom in LA

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 29, 2014
The Trevor Project invites all folks of legal drinking age to attend their third annual Trevor NextGen Prom 2014, a fundraiser supporting the group’s lifesaving work for LGBTQ youth on May 31, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.