Category Archives: LGBT Youth

Preventing the Tragedy of LGBT Youth Homelessness

Although there is plenty to be excited about in terms of the recent strides made in the area of LGBT marriage rights, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done for LGBT kids.  One of the largest … Continue reading

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8 out of 10 LGBT Students Experience Harassment, But School-Based Resources and Supports Are Making a Difference

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network‘s (GLSEN) 2011 National School Climate Survey was released last week.  According to GLSEN researchers, the annual poll — which comprised 8,584 student respondents from all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia — aims … Continue reading

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The Unfair Criminalization of Gay and Transgender Youth

The title of this post is the title of an issue brief authored by Jerome Hunt, and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills of the Center for American Progress.  It provides an overview of the experiences of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system. The brief … Continue reading

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Growing Up LGBT in America

The title of this post is the title of a new study of 10,000 youth ages 13-17 issued by the Human Rights Campaign.  The study is the largest known survey of LGBT youth. A major finding was that LGBT youth are twice … Continue reading

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