LGBT high school planned for Chicago

In order to provide a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning high school students, the Chicago public school system is considering opening a high school specifically for LQBTQ students. Attendance at the new school woul...

Bullying bill hits legislation in New York

Possibly just in time for back to school, last week Republicans introduced a bill to the Senate the stop bullying in schools. The bill includes language to cover harassment of students based on sexual orientation as well as transgender students in ...

Blogging for LGBT Families Day

For the third year, writers from all corners of the internet are joining in to recognize that not all families fit the traditional mold. Many, certainly, will be those who themselves are part of an LGBT household, but other will be those, like myself...

Manitoba camp for gay teens a success

Many kids go away to camp during the summer. Some are general outdoorsy-type camps while others are more focused and specialized. When I was younger, I spent several summers at a camp that included hikes, canoeing, arts and crafts, and about six hour...

Large numbers of homeless youth are LGBT

According to a new study, somewhere between 20 and 40 percent of homeless kids identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). This is a noticeably higher percentage than the general population. So why is this? A big part of the ...

Ali Forney Center aims ad campaign at parents

I simply can't fathom how a parent could stop loving their child simply because of whom their child fell in love with. Your kid is your kid, no matter what. Sure, maybe you don't like their spouse or significant other. Maybe you don't like or approve...


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