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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.

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

By Deon C. Jefferson | Aug 20
The folks at A Way Home America, Rapid Results Institute, and HomeBase have come up with a solution to end teen homelessness, dubbed the 100 Day Challenge.

HRC's Groundbreaking Conference Supporting LGBTQ Youth to Be Held April 28-30 in Washington, D.C.

Apr 26
In its fourth year, this premier event of the HRC Foundation will address safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ and questioning youth, and bring together a wide range of youth-serving professionals.

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

By Charlie Wagner | Mar 25
At first blush, spending spring break studying queer San Francisco might seem a bit too much navel-gazing even for the average LGBTQ San Franciscan. Think again!

Vandals Hang Noose in LGBT Youth Center

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 18
The Providence Youth Student Movement in Providence, Rhode Island, came across a hateful act of vandalism this week.

Point Honors Los Angeles Gala @ The Beverly Hilton Hotel :: October 1, 2016

Point Honors Los Angeles Gala @ The Beverly Hilton Hotel :: October 1, 2016

Oct 3
Point Honors Los Angeles, hosted by Cameron Esposito, recognizes individuals who are role models for LGBTQ youth. This year's honorees are Robin Roberts and Michael Lombardo.

Study: Teen Victims of Sexual Assault Getting Subpar ER Care

By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 2
Many sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.

Republican Lawmaker Seeks Ban on LGBT 'Conversion Therapy'

By Kathleen Ronayne | Oct 13
A young Republican lawmaker is proposing legislation in New Hampshire to ban therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of minors.

Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

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