Topics :: LGBT Youth

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

LGBT Youth and Allies Participate in GLSEN Day of Silence

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
GLSEN helps keeps kids safe with the 19th Annual Day of Silence, an event that raises awareness against the impact of bullying on LGBT youth.

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Y-Hep to Open New Clinic in Philly

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Y-HEP, Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project, announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

UK Bi Teen Lied About Hate Crime Attack, Police Say

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
The claims by a British bisexual teen who said he was viciously attacked because of his sexuality last month are false, according to local authorities.

Police Investigate Assault of Transgender Teen

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Police are investigating a report of a brutal assault of a transgender teen as he was using a high school bathroom in Northern California.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.

Boy Scouts’ Ranks Drop After Year of Policy Change

By Nomaan Merchant | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
The Boy Scouts of America says its membership fell by 6 percent in 2013, a year in which the organization announced it would begin to accept openly gay youth.

Kicker for Willamette Announces He’s Bisexual

Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
A redshirt freshman place kicker at Division III Willamette has announced that he is bisexual, saying he decided to come forward because he wanted to be a source of encouragement for LGBT youth.