LGBT Youth

LGBT Youth

Tyler Clementi Foundation Launches Anti-Bullying Toolkit for Christian Communities

Tyler Clementi
Faith and Religion National
The toolkit creates a simple, effective and empowering framework for stopping, and ultimately ending, bullying, beginning on the first day of any Sunday school or youth group. ...
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Report Identifies Best Practices in the Management of LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings

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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Camp Lightbulb Launches First-Ever LGBTQ Spring Camp for Teens in New York City

Travel
Parents of LGBTQ teens aged 14-18 can register their children to attend the new Spring Camp run by Camp Lightbulb in New York City. The two-day, overnight camp begins the morning of Saturday, March 31, continuing into the evening of Sunday, April 1. ...
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Mary Lambert to Headline Pizza Klatch 2018 Gayla ‘A Slice of the Good Life’

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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King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

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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Sara Ramirez, Theresa Caputo, Judy Gold to Headline Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Home for the Holidays’

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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Sandra Bernhard to Host Gala for Homeless LGBT Youth, Bea Arthur Remembered

Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano
Entertainment
This year the gala will honor the memory of Arthur, who during her life was a great champion of LGBT rights and supporter of the Ali Forney Center’s mission. ...
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Illinois Pastors Sue to Perform Conversion Therapy, Harm LGBT Youth

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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LGBT Group Raises 200K to Purchase Anti-LGBT Harlem Church, Build Housing for Homeless Youth

Rev. James David Manning
Faith and Religion
Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Carly Rae Jepsen to Support LGBT Homeless with New Album ‘Emotion’

Carly Rae Jepsen/Instagram
Entertainment
LGBT supporter Carly Rae Jepsen says she has been promoting love through her Instagram account and will continue to do so through her new album, Emotion. ...
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