Topics :: GLBT youth

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

Jamie Marks is Dead

By Christian Cintron | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
This modern Gothic story offers a unique take on teenage relationships. Set to a dark wintery backdrop, it explores the complex friendship between a track star (Cameron Monaghan) and the ghost of an outcast.

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Reciprocity Foundation has a mission: to help LGBT youth become successful adults. Since 2005, they’ve helped more than 1,000 with workshops, mentors and holistic healing.

Gay Teen Suicide More Likely After Religious Counseling

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
A new study shows that gay youth who are counseled by a religious leader were more likely to attempt suicide than those who sought no treatment at all.

Uncivil Union Concert Raises Funds for The Ally Coalition

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
On Wednesday, June 25, the stars of indie music and comedy will unite for Uncivil Union, a concert to raise funds and awareness for LGBT groups.

Arianna Huffington Honored at TrevorLIVE

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 16, 2014
On June 16 at the Marriott Marquis, The Trevor Project will honor Arianna Huffington with the Trevor Hero Award at TrevorLIVE New York. The benefit event is hosted by Wanda Sykes and directed by Adam Shankman, and is presented by Wells Fargo.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Trevor Project Holds NextGen Prom in LA

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 29, 2014
The Trevor Project invites all folks of legal drinking age to attend their third annual Trevor NextGen Prom 2014, a fundraiser supporting the group’s lifesaving work for LGBTQ youth on May 31, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Teen Who Wore Tux Welcomed at NCLR Gala

By Danielle Parenteau | Sunday May 25, 2014
Jessica Urbina, the high school senior whose graduation photo was reportedly not included in Sacred Heart Preparatory Academy’s yearbook because she wore a tuxedo, was given a rousing ovation at the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ San Francisco gala.

17 Students Receive eQuality Scholarships

By Gregory Pleshaw | Friday May 23, 2014
A crowd of more than 200 people was on hand to offer congratulations to 17 students who received eQuality scholarships at the organization’s recent dinner gala.