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: GettyDuring a year when gay bullying and suicides are increasingly gaining media attent...Lesbian teens are particularly at risk for unequal treatment from schools and the criminal justice system.
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino made anti-gay comments in a speech on Oct. 10. Credit: Don Heupel/AP When I read about New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino criticizing gay people, I smile a little. Does ...When I read about New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino criticizing gay people, I smile a little. Does that make me a bad father?
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 peo...Sex advice columnist and author Dan Savage is sending a message to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens: It will get better, really!
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 regul...
There is some good and bad news coming from a circuit Court of Appeals in Massachusetts. First, the bad news: it appears I can't complain about my son bringing home a book called "Angel Hide and Seek" when we don't believe in angels. Now the good new...
I'm not exactly sure what goes on at a meeting of a Gay-Straight Alliance club, but I'm pretty sure they're not donning pretty frocks and rushing in to back rooms to have sex. More likely, students discuss issues such as how "to make their school com...
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 safe...
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