Category Archives: LGBT Youth

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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U of Fla. Considering LGBT Fraternity

From the Aligator: Fraternities and sororities geared toward LGBT students have been founding new chapters at universities around the country, leading some to question whether a chapter could be founded at UF. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said any group could … Continue reading

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U of Md. LGBT ‘Frarority’ Begins 2nd Year

From The Diamondback: Thirteen students received bids Monday from Theta Pi Sigma, the East Coast’s first LGBT “frarority,” after the organization completed its second rush season on the campus. “Coming out as being a part of the LGBT community, I … Continue reading

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LGBT youth need access to mentoring services, report finds

From San Diego Gay & Lesbian News comes an article focusing on the need for mentoring programs to service Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth. The article distills tips for how current organizations can help meet this need: • … Continue reading

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Gender Non-Conforming Playgroup Networking: Help Start it Up

Lori Duron, mother of a gender non-conforming child and author of the blog Raising My Rainbow, posts a query about what might be the best way to facilitate a network of playgroups for other gender-non conforming/creative children. From her blog … Continue reading

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