Tag Archives: LGBT youth

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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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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The Luxury of ‘Gay’ Being Viewed with Indifference

In the latter part of his December 11, 2013 post, ‘Why I Never Want to Be Just Like Straight People (And Why You Shouldn’t Either)’, Huffington Post Gay Voices editor, Noah Michaelson laments gays who view being gay with a … 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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“How come you didn’t have to make a video saying you’re straight?”

That’s the question that Lucas Cruikshank, best known for his fictional web and Nickelodeon character Fred Figglehorn, in a funny question and answer video on the web (at 1:15). It’s a good question Lucas; one that we hope as time … Continue reading

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First ever LGBT youth summer camp launches in the UK

From PinkNews: A new summer camp for gay LGBT youths has launched in the UK, the first of its kind, and aims to reach out to teenagers who may have felt isolated or lonely because of their sexuality or gender … Continue reading

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