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LGBT: Youth Archives

Combating LGBT Youth Homelessness

New legislation from Sen. John Kerry calls for services and support for gay and transgender homeless youth and their families.

By Noel Gordon and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, May 10, 2011

There’s No Place Like Home

CAP event examines the importance of family support for LGBT youth and their well-being.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Bullying Should Not Be a Teenage Rite of Passage

article icon Issue Brief Jerome Hunt examines what state and local school boards, state legislatures, and the federal government are doing about antigay bullying.

By Jerome Hunt | Friday, February 25, 2011

Families Matter

book_alt2 icon Report New research highlights the importance of family in the lives and health of LGBT youth, write Shannon Minter and Jeff Krehely.

By Shannon Minter and Jeff Krehely | Monday, February 7, 2011

Helping All of Our Homeless

article icon Issue Brief Jeff Krehely and Jerome Hunt on how the federal government can more explicitly tackle gay and transgender homelessness.

By Jeff Krehely and Jerome Hunt | Monday, January 31, 2011

How to Improve Mental Health Care for LGBT Youth

book_alt2 icon Report Carlos Maza and Jeff Krehely's recommendations to Health and Human Services to improve the ability of the primary care system to adequately meet the mental health needs of LGBT youth.

By Carlos Maza and Jeff Krehely | Thursday, December 9, 2010

Nowhere to Go

book_alt2 icon Report David Wagner examines the lack of resources for the largest and fastest growing group of American youth without a home—lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people.

By David Wagner | Tuesday, August 10, 2010

On the Street, Without a Safety Net

play_alt icon Video Interviews with formerly homeless youth, service providers, and others take a look at homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Gay and Transgender Youth Homelessness by the Numbers

There are about 1.6 million to 2.8 million homeless young people in America, and a disproportionate number are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. We don't have to accept this reality.

Monday, June 21, 2010

On the Streets

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Nico Sifra Quintana, Josh Rosenthal, and Jeff Krehely examines and offers recommendations for the federal response to gay and transgender homeless youth.

By Nico Sifra Quintana, Josh Rosenthal, and Jeff Krehely | Monday, June 21, 2010

Killing Itself for the Right to Discriminate

The Boy Scouts' wrong-headed and relentless fight to keep gays out of scouting has devastated the once-inspiring organization, writes Henry Fernandez.

By Henry Fernandez | Tuesday, July 8, 2008