Category Archives: LGBT Youth

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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Movie Trailer: Geography Club

I read the book on which the below movie is based. It was a great book; touching, realistic, sexy as well as heartbreaking. I thought that it captured well the complication of young, closeted gay youth; their struggles with building … Continue reading

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National Cathedral Honoring LGBT Youth with Events

From an email send by the National Cathedral: This fall, to mark the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death after a brutal hate crime, Washington National Cathedral will host a weekend of events to honor and remember LGBT youth who … Continue reading

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Gender Spectrum Conference: An Update from Lori Duron

The Gender Spectrum Conference occurred July 12-14, 2013 in Berkley, Calif. Gender Spectrum’s mission is “provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.” Lori Duron, author of the blog, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: The Sequel: Yearbook’s ‘Cutest Couple’ Goes to the Prom

A few posts back I introduced you all to the two guys who were voted as the ‘cutest couple’ in their yearbook. The blog, Towleroad, points us to a follow video interview with the guys: See the orignial Towleroad blog … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Your Could Be Voted Cutest Couple By Your High School

We often here about high school administrations that challenge inclusion of gay students, but heres a story that turns that on its head: The Huffington Post reports that students at an unnamed high school have named two boys the “cutest … Continue reading

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Film ‘Friend of Essex’ Explores the Experience of Young, Black Gay Men

From METROWEEKLY: Amir Dixon wasn’t sure how willing some young black gay men would be to go on record about the struggles they face. But once Dixon established a rapport and a safe space, ”people opened up and shared very … Continue reading

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