HIV Tried Me. It Lost: My First Year In College

“The pediatrician said you need to come to the office immediately,” my mom quivered over the phone. Hearing “immediately” commanded my heart to double time, and my stomach felt...

Growing Up LGBT in America

The Human Rights Campaign conducted exhaustive surveys of the largest known sample of LGBT youth ever (over 10,000) from across the country to produce this report summarizing and explaining the key difficulties these youth face as the grow up in their varied families and communities.

“Like Walking Through a Hailstorm” – Discrimination against LGBT Youth in US Schools

This new report from Human Rights Watch uses data and information gained from interviews with over 500 students, teachers, administrators, parents, service providers and advocates in five different states to convey the reality that LGBTQ youth face in the education environment. The report then provides a number of policy and practice recommendations that could be implemented to help stop or mitigate the bullying, discrimination, harassment and social exclusion that these students face.

Youth Today Opposes Champion of Inequality

The publisher of Youth Today, the Center for Sustainable Journalism, has had a long and meaningful relationship with our host institution in Georgia, Kennesaw State University.

Becoming a ‘Real Boy’: Filmmaker Follows Teenager’s Trans Journey

“This is a film about what it feels like to just want to be loved by the people you’re closest to, and how powerful that feeling is, and how painful it is when there’s something that gets in the way of it,” said Shaleece Haas, the film’s director-producer.

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Runaway and Cast Off: One LGBT Teen’s Story

Since he was 16, Ivan Cabrera has been spending time at New Alternatives, a drop-in center for 16- to 24-year-olds who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender — and homeless. He goes there almost every Sunday for a free meal, HIV testing and a talk with other clients and caseworkers.

Cabrera calls the people there his family . . .

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