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Congresswoman Lee Marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
Each year, on April 10, Congress marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year's theme is "Engaging Youth Voices in the Response to HIV & AIDS." Congresswoman Barbara Lee shares her voice.

Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

Coming Out as LBGT at School Contributes to Well-Being

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 13
A timely new study has found that LGBT youth who come out at school report more positive adjustment as young adults and have significantly lower levels of depression with higher levels of self-esteem.

HUD Partners With True Colors to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 5
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative.

Your Guide to LGBTQAA Dating in College

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Feb 28
Throwing dating into the mix of college life can get especially complicated, especially if you identify as transgender, agender, asexual, or another sexual minority. Here are some tips.

VA School Board Votes Against Trans Student

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Dec 13
The Gloucester County (Va.) School Board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve a motion that limits transgender students to using the bathroom assigned to their biological sex, or single-stall restrooms or some other type of "alternative private facility."

Report Finds Florida Schools Unsafe for LGBT Students

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Dec 5
A national organization found that LGBT students are not safe in most schools in the state of Florida and they did not have access to necessary resources.

DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 3
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 2
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

Los Angeles LGBT Center :: Better Lives for Foster Youth

LOCAL | By Thom Senzee | Oct 11
One of The Center's latest trailblazing excursions into addressing the needs of young LGBTs is a landmark new study of LGBT youth in foster care. Commissioned and funded by The Center, the study was conducted by the prestigious Williams Institute.

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