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Brooklyn Event Supports Point Foundation's LGBT Scholars

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 19
On Wednesday, February 25 in a private Williamsburg waterfront apartment, The Point Foundation Valedictorian Society will give Point Scholars and Alumni the chance to network.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

FAMILY | By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

Report Finds Florida Schools Unsafe for LGBT Students

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Dec 5
A national organization found that LGBT students are not safe in most schools in the state of Florida and they did not have access to necessary resources.

DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 3
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

Big Stars Share Their Talent at Ally Coalition Gay Youth Fundraiser

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon and Ingrid Michaelson are among the music and comedy stars confirmed to perform in support of LGBTQ youth at The Ally Coalition's Talent Show on December 2 at New World Stages in New York City.

Gaga Tweets Scene-Stealing, Dancing Teen

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
Lady Gaga made one little monster deliriously happy last weekend when she congratulated him on Twitter for photobombing a local television news report about the opening of a new shopping center with the choreography from her hit song, "Applause."

GMHC 'Your Realness' Initiative Targets LGBT Youth of Color

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 9
Late last month, Gay Men's Health Crisis launched a new media initiative titled, Your Realness, which will broaden outreach to LGBT youth of color.

Coalition Plans to Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

NATIONAL | Sep 30
A plan for reducing homelessness among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati groups.

MTV to Air Documentary About Transgender Youths

NATIONAL | Sep 18
Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
On Sept. 12, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center will raise funds to keep LGBT kids safe at their annual fundraising event "Voices."

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