Category Archives: LGBT Youth

Quote of the Day: Ty Herndon to Gay Youth

“They can be loved by God, they can be married one day, they can have a family, they can give their parents grandkids,” Herndon adds. “And they’re not broken, they’re not sinners and they’re perfectly beautiful.” From country artist and … Continue reading

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Bullying, Discipline and LGBTQ Persons of Color

The Huffington Post reports on two issue brief released in October 2014 from the GSA Network and Crossroads Collaborative groups that show Lesbian Gay Bisexual,  Transgender and  Questioning youths of color experience bullying and discipline in disproportionate numbers: The groups began conducting their research … Continue reading

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New Grant Fund Created to Support North Florida LGBT Organizations

Jacksonville Business Journal reports on the development of a new grant funding source for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in North Florida. Called The LGBT Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the fund recently awarded $100,000 in grants … Continue reading

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Young People’s Priorities on LGBT Issues Vary

UChicagoNews reports that a national survey has revealed that the priorities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth on what are the most important gay rights issues vary. The survey results compiled by The Black Youth Project and entitled … Continue reading

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Florida LGBT Youth Group Hosts Alternative Prom

The Brandenton Herald brings us a story of a Florida youth group that created an alternative prom for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) high-schoolers of the Sarasota area. Unlike, some of the stories that we would typically hear … Continue reading

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Live Out Loud Awards Five LGBT Students College Scholarships

All across the country there are young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who are making a difference and doing amazing things. Live Out Loud, an organization that is dedicated to inspiring and empowering such youth, has recognized 5 … Continue reading

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LGBT Youth Share Stories at Imperial Valley College Conference

From California’s Imperial Valley Press: Imperial Valley College’s LGBTQ Club hosted a conference Saturday for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual, or who may be questioning their own identity. Subjects discussed included gender identity, religion and sexuality, … Continue reading

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N.C. State U to Add LGBT Question to Admissions Application

From Technician Online, the student newspaper of North Carolina State University, comes a report of the Inclusive Admissions Act. The Act, passed by the student senate, allows for “an option on admissions applications allowing prospective students to disclose their sexual … Continue reading

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Erasing LGBT Profiles from Student Yearbooks Perpetuates LGBT Stigma

As winter turns to spring, so does a school district’s fear that students may see lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and be okay with it. Typically, this comes in the form of banning same-sex dates at proms, but … Continue reading

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Two North Philly Residents Hope to Build Safe House for LGBT Youth

Two North Philadelphia residents, Rusty Doll and Lisa Sipes, have been pouring resources into renovating a rowhouse for the use of homeless LGBT youth. Doll had originally purchased the home for his own use, but an encounter with a young, … Continue reading

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