Teens

Teens

Health
Planned Parenthood filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services challenging the administration’s efforts to impose their abstinence-only-until-marriage agenda on the 1.2 million young people who are set to benefit from the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. ...
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Health
A federal court in Spokane, Wash., ruled this week in favor of the health and well-being of American teens, parents, and families - stating that the Trump-Pence administration’s early termination of Planned Parenthood’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) grants is unlawful. ...
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International
In December 2016, Statistics Canada published the results of a new study indicating that 17 percent of Internet users aged 15 to 29 had experienced cyberbullying or cyber ...
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National
In Laveen, Ariz., Jennifer Redmond runs a group where only LGBT foster teens live. It’s been open for nine months. ...
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National
While few teens say the primary way they connect with new friends is through phone calls, teens are more likely to talk with their closest friends by phone. ...
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Top News Health
The American College of Physicians released the second edition of The Fenway Guide to LGBT Health during its annual scientific meeting. ...
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Transgender youth Blake Brockington speaks at Charlotte's Transgender Day of Remembrance service in 2014. Photo Credit: Jack Stutts, jackstuttsphotos@gmail.com.
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A year after becoming East Mecklenburg High School’s first transgender homecoming king, 18-year-old Blake Brockington committed suicide Monday March 23. ...
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Top News Health
A new study shows LGBT youth who come out at school have significantly lower levels of depression with higher levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction. ...
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Top News Health
A bill has been introduced to protect children and their families from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy. ...
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One man who was able to buck the homeless system remembers an inspiring friend who wasn't so fortunate.
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Lou Ellen Couch was also a star. Because she was one of the main characters in the documentary 'Streetwise,' her likeness had been seen by millions. ...
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