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Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

SD Gay Teen Says Restaurant Gave Him Offensive Nametag

NATIONAL | Jun 26
An openly gay 16-year-old Yankton boy is accusing a fast food restaurant of forcing him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur in front of customers.

NM Teen Allegedly Beaten for Being Gay, Banned From Mall

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 2
A teenager from Albuquerque, N.M., says he was banned from a mall after he was allegedly attacked on Saturday because he is gay.

Georgia Teen Kicked Out of Home for Being Bisexual

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 4
A teen from Georgia says that his parents kicked him out of their home after they found out he is bisexual.

Gay Fla. Teen Back in Jail After Plea Deal Pulled

NATIONAL | Aug 20
A Florida teen accused of having sex with her underage girlfriend is back in jail after prosecutors withdrew a plea deal.

Italian Teen Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Bullying

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 12
A 14-year-old boy from Rome reportedly took his own life after enduring anti-gay bullying online and in school.

States Fight Discrimination Toward Gay Foster Kids

NATIONAL | Jun 22
Sixto Cancel says his ultra-religious foster family frequently talked about their disdain for his homosexuality at the dinner table, trashed his room and called him homophobic slurs.

New Survey: Gay Males & Females Know They’re Gay By 18

HEALTH | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 18
A new survey finds that gay males suspect they are gay earlier in life than gay females, and come out to someone earlier in life than gay females.

Kaitlin Hunt’s Attorney Asks Judge to Step Down on Underage Sex Case

NATIONAL | Jun 18
The attorney for an 18 year old Florida woman who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend has filed a motion asking the judge to remove himself from the case.

’Cutest Couple’ On To College, Then NYU

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 5
The teen gay couple who became Internet famous this week prepares for senior prom and entering their first year of college.

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