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Teenager Comes Out During Live BBC Debate

Teenager Comes Out During Live BBC Debate

By Colton Wooten | Oct 8
A 16-year-old student named Andy came out publicly as bisexual during a live debate on the BBC's Newsbeat broadcast, whose discussion centered around sexual consciousness among the emerging Generation Z.

Santa Clara Supervisors Look to Create Programs for Homeless Youth

Santa Clara Supervisors Look to Create Programs for Homeless Youth

By Heather Cassell | Oct 8
Following the presentation of a report showing 13,250 high school students in Santa Clara County are couch surfing or living on the streets, the Board of Supervisors voted to create programs to tackle Silicon Valley's growing homeless youth population.

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

By John McDonald | Sep 24
In the midst of the storm of the century, the City of Oakland Park, Florida, moved ahead with plans to ban conversion therapy.

Catholic School Lets Transgender Students Choose Their Uniforms

Catholic School Lets Transgender Students Choose Their Uniforms

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 3
An Australian Catholic school allowed two transgender students to choose their own school uniforms to match their gender identity.

 Alabama Parents Demand Removal of Pride Flag, Students Clap Back

Alabama Parents Demand Removal of Pride Flag, Students Clap Back

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 2
Last week, an Auburn High School classroom in Alabama put an LGBT pride flag on display made by members of a school club. Now, hundreds of people have signed a petition to have it torn down.

Creep of the Week :: Linda Harvey Thinks LGBTQ Kids Are Predators

Creep of the Week :: Linda Harvey Thinks LGBTQ Kids Are Predators

By D'Anne Witkowski | Aug 26
If a lesbian teen signs up for an all girls robotics camp it's because she likes robots not because she's hoping to "reprogram" the girls around her. But some people make EVERYTHING about sex...

Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 30
In a forum-style debate in front of the Wellington Village, Florida, council, Pickup, joined by family therapist Julia Hamilton, presented arguments against a ban on conversion therapy opposite Rachel Needle, a state licensed psychologist.

More Suicide Hotline Calls Than Ever After Trump Election, CEO Says

More Suicide Hotline Calls Than Ever After Trump Election, CEO Says

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 16
The Trevor Project, an organization created to prevent suicide in the LGBT community, has been receiving an increase in suicide hotline calls following the presidential election.

University of Central Florida Ranks on List of 50 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

University of Central Florida Ranks on List of 50 Best Colleges for LGBT Students

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 15
College Choice released this year's top 50 colleges for LGBT students - and only one Florida school made the list.

Florida Town of Wellington Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

Florida Town of Wellington Bans 'Conversion Therapy'

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 2
Following an initial vote of 4-1 in favor of enacting a ban on conversion therapy for minors earlier this month, the Wellington Village Council met again Tuesday in order to set the ban into effect, this time with a 3-2 vote.

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