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LGBT: Youth Archives

Gay-Straight Alliances

Jerome Hunt explains how gay-straight alliances can help improve the school environment for gay and transgender students.

By Jerome Hunt | Thursday, June 21, 2012

Support for Antibullying Measures Extends Beyond Gay and Transgender Groups

Jerome Hunt argues that the broad embrace of measures to prevent bullying against gay and transgender youth hastens the day when schools are finally safe places for all students.

By Jerome Hunt | Thursday, May 31, 2012

Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Should Include Gay and Transgender Youth

Melissa Dunn and Jeff Krehely explain why Congress needs to incorporate gay and transgender youth into the act when it comes up for reauthorization next year.

By Melissa Dunn and Jeff Krehely | Thursday, May 10, 2012

Supporting Gay and Transgender Youth Most in Need

article icon Issue Brief Melissa Dunn and Jeff Krehely give an overview of gay and transgender homelessness and how to address the problem in light of a White House conference on the topic today.

By Melissa Dunn and Jeff Krehely | Friday, March 9, 2012

Comprehensive Federal Approach Needed to Create Safe Schools for All Students

article icon Issue Brief Mark Hines and Jeff Krehely detail why far-reaching federal legislation is needed to protect students, especially LGBT students, from bullying in schools.

By Mark Hines and Jeff Krehely | Thursday, September 8, 2011

The Kids Are Not Alright

Black gay and transgender youth are especially vulnerable to bullying and harassment, writes Danielle Moodie-Mills. Congress needs to pass laws that are inclusive of the needs and safety of all students.

By Danielle Moodie-Mills | Thursday, September 8, 2011

More than a Bully Pulpit

Jeff Krehely examines a new report that details the consequences of bullying among gay and transgender youth that extends well into adulthood, and the legislation that could stop it.

By Jeff Krehely | Monday, May 16, 2011

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