Now that California governor Jerry Brown has finalized legislation banning "health professionals" (har!) from trying to de-gay-ify teenagers, Christian bigots are rolling away the stones they live under and kicking up quite a fuss. Two conservative Christian groups say they plan to sue to overturn the law, which they…
A new study may have uncovered a little-known form of discrimination: gay teens are more likely than straight kids to be punished by schools and police. And girls are especially at risk.
The NY State Senate has passed a bill prohibiting school bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression — a big step for a state that doesn't include gender identity or expression in its human rights law. [Feministing]
Gay kids are coming out earlier — sometimes in middle school — and many are finding acceptance. But some parents and teachers wonder if these kids are too young to really know their sexual orientation.