A Minneapolis school district tried to prevent two female students from walking hand in hand in a pep rally's royalty court — but then they changed their minds. Result: cheers and standing ovations for the pair.
Kayla is a senior at Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, California. Last week, during an all-school assembly on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Kayla came out as a lesbian to her peers. Here is her courageous, inspiring speech.
Last year's tragic suicides and the It Gets Better Project have spawned a sort of backlash, with some experts saying life for many gay kids is already better. But the truth may be that we just don't know.
We Are the Youth is a photographic journalism project chronicling the individual stories of LGBT youth in the United States. This is the story of Audri, a fifteen-year-old from Mississippi who identifies as a butch lesbian.
Students at an Illinois high school wore "Straight Pride" shirts to school Monday, with a Bible quote that recommended punishing homosexuality with death. The kids weren't disciplined — because the school says it was a "teachable moment."