Youth

Youth

National
The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced its 18th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Outgoing National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell, right, enjoying a moment with the Human Rights Campaign’s Director of Public Education and Research Ashland Johnson, left, at the 41st annual NCLR Gala at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, May 19, 2018. Photo: NCLR
National
It was a night to party. It was a night to say goodbye. It was a night to raise a lot of money for LGBT rights. It all happened in one amazing Saturday night at the NCLR sold out 41st annual dinner gala and party at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on May 19. ...
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Photo: Omar Lopez / Unsplash
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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Lambert House on Capitol Hill is one of the oldest LGBT youth organizations in the country. Photo: Aly Brady
Local
Lambert House’s goal? Raise over $5 million, with the first half due in September 2020. The rest of the money will be used for renovations on the property, such as replacing the original brick foundation from 1901. ...
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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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Miley Cyrus/Capital Pride
Entertainment
Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus will headline the 2017 Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5 & PRIDE Radio. ...
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Politics National
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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Elle Fanning as Ray in '3 Generations'
Entertainment
Susan Sarandon, who stars in the film as Ray’s grandmother commented, “3 Generations is an important movie for everyone to see, especially transgender youth who are feeling isolated." ...
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National
The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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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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