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'Born This Way' Blog Out to Show Being Gay Is Not a Choice

Photos from the Born This Way blog include stories from gay adults. Photos courtesy Bornthiswayblog.com Lady Gaga's recent Grammy performance of "Born This Way" may not have fans attempting to hatch from giant eggs, but it has inspired...Blogger wants to show struggling gay teens that life will get better.

Gay Teens Receive Harsher Penalties From Schools, Law Enforcement, Study Reveals

A study has found that U.S. gay and lesbian teens -- especially girls -- are more likely to be punished by schools and the criminal justice system. Credit: Getty
During a year when gay bullying and suicides are increasingly gaining media...
Lesbian teens are particularly at risk for unequal treatment from schools and the criminal justice system.

Openly Gay Texas Politician Tells Teens It Gets Better

Out of tragedy often comes great beauty. While no one is rejoicing over a recent, devastating spate of teen suicides related to bullying and homophobia, out of the ashes has come an openness and vulnerability rarely seen in our society. Take this...While no one is rejoicing over a recent, devastating spate of teen suicides related to bullying and homophobia, out of the ashes has come an openness and vulnerability rarely seen in our society.

Obama Shocked, Saddened by Youth Suicides

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said he was "shocked and saddened" by the recent suicides of several young people who were bullied and taunted for being gay. "As a parent of two daughters, it breaks my heart. It's something that just...The president said it's time for Americans to dispel the myth that bullying is "just a normal rite of passage."

Dan Savage to LGBT Teens: 'It Gets Better'

Sex advice columnist and author Dan Savage is sending a message to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens: It will get better, really! Savage has launched the It Gets Better Project, a campaign on YouTube that's meant to assure young...Sex advice columnist and author Dan Savage is sending a message to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens: It will get better, really!

Half of Youth Who ID as LGBT Say They're Bullied Online

More than half the nation's nonheterosexual kids are victims of cyberbullying, often with devastating emotional effects. An online survey conducted by researchers at Iowa State University showed that 54 percent of nonheterosexual youth are...

Gay Teens Have Higher Pregnancy Risk

Contrary to what may seem logical, a new study has found that gay teens are more likely to get pregnant or father a child than their heterosexual peers. The findings, culled from adolescent health surveys conducted in British Columbia schools in...

Teen Talk: dealing with sexual orientation

I often have the feeling that the longer I stay at this mothering gig, the harder and more complicated it becomes. This is even more the case when it comes to parenting a teenager. When my teen, Loren, was a toddler, I worried about his physical...

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