Gay Youth

Gay Youth

Health National
Over 10 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in juvenile justice settings report sexual victimization by another youth, compared with just 1.5 percent of heterosexual youth reporting the same action. ...
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National
The Biden Foundation and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Monday announced a joint three-year effort to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity at YMCA locations nationwide. ...
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Entertainment Local
Pizza Klatch presents it’s annual fundraising Gayla, A Slice of the Good Life, at the Washington Center for Performing Arts in Olympia, WA. This year’s musical guest is two-time Grammy Winner, singer/songwriter, poet and activist, Mary Lambert. ...
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Entertainment National
This Bea Arthur Residence will house 18 homeless LGBTQ young people, and it was inspired by a sizeable donation from the late actress Bea Arthur. ...
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National
Two in five LGBT workers (40 percent) report feeling bullied at work, 11 percentage points higher than the national average of all workers combined. Fifty-six percent of bullied LGBT workers report being bullied repeatedly. ...
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Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Entertainment
In America, up to 40 percent of the 1.6 million youth that are homeless each year identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. ...
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Faith and Religion
The lawsuit filed aims to exclude clergy from the ban on conversion therapy. Of course, the majority, if not all, conversion therapy comes from religious communities. ...
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National
LGBT protections were quietly removed after pressure from far-right religious groups and a review from Gov. Rick Scott’s office. ...
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