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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
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

Thursday Jun 26, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 2, 2013
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

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 4, 2013
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

Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
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

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 12, 2013
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

Saturday Jun 22, 2013
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.

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

Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
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.

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

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
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.

’Cutest Couple’ On To College, Then NYU

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
The teen gay couple who became Internet famous this week prepares for senior prom and entering their first year of college.