Forget everything you’re read about teens in the past few weeks. Yes, they’re moody and rambunctious. Yes, they do dumb shit and sometimes they are awful bigots...BUT sometimes they’re also incredibly sweet and caring and can look past social constructs and just be cool with people who are different. Like this kid who…
A new study has found that gay and bisexual teens are more likely to engage in risky behavior than their straight counterparts. A possible culprit: bullying.
Many Christian groups — and Christian universities — aren't accepting of gay students. But one summer camp teaches LGBT youth that their sexual orientation can be compatible with their religion.
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.
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.
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 Oklahoma high school say administrators have discouraged them from graduating — and even kicked them out — because of their sexual orientation.
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."
The latest in a string of tragic suicides by gay youth, Zach Harrington ended his life after hearing anti-gay rhetoric at a City Council meeting.