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Tag Archives: LGBTQ-youth
Kevin & I – Two LGBTQ Youth – One Lost To Suicide – One Confused, Depressed and Closeted For A Decade
Preface Elsewhere in this blog I had recounted this story as if Kevin was only home a few weeks when he committed suicide. After some sleuthing, earlier this year, I uncovered some information about Kevin Blake’s death. There is a … Continue reading
A reminder and a celebration of Trans Rights.
A sweet, wholesome film about two boys finding love. “In a Heartbeat” – Animated Short Film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of … Continue reading
Zay Crawford has felt like a girl since she was very young despite being assigned male at birth. With puberty fast approaching, she got an implant that suppressed the puberty process. This is the story of one family’s journey to … Continue reading
Every day, young people like this boy are abandoned by their parents simply because they’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or queer. What many of them experience on the streets is horrible. Fortunately, there is help. “Any Given Tuesday,” written & … Continue reading
Declan McKenna is an amazing new talent on the music scene. He’s also someone who has a passion for social justice. In this video he explores depression and contemplating suicide. Specifically in the LGBTQ community, in particular Trans youth. Here’s … Continue reading
Yesterday, Saturday, March 19th, I traveled down to Albuquerque to attend The Trans + Queer Thrive Education Conference (TQ Thrive). This event, sponsored by the New Mexico GSA Network and GLSEN – Albuquerque, focused on supporting trans and queer youth and … Continue reading
A film written, directed, performed by youth of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. ESCAPE was made under the auspices of FYI FILMS. A realistic look at the challenges facing First Nations/Native American youth including those who are Gay/Two-Spirit in one … Continue reading
In this episode a trans teen and her mother go shopping for a prom dress. The response was more positive then I anticipated. Sadly there are places where the response might have been more negative.
Check out this amazing video that features LGBTQ youth in love. More information here: http://mic.com/articles/127482/skrillex-and-diplo-s-to-new-music-video-features-gay-lesbian-and-trans-lovers
A Swedish coming of age film about two young men becoming friends and falling in love. Here’s how the person who uploaded the film describes it: Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him … Continue reading
YouTube has become known for major moments in people’s lives being uploaded on video and made available to the online world. This event is special. Here’s what the trans teen’s mom has to say: “I want them to open their … Continue reading
A documentary looking at life for LGBTQ high school students in the US state of Georgia.
Once you’ve encountered LGBTQ youth homelessness yourself, as I have as coordinator of a street outreach program, you will feel compelled to make a difference. Yes it is better for some LGBTQ youth but there are still many who are … Continue reading
This is an excellent opinion piece by BRYNN TANNEHILL and originally appearing in The Advocate. Because the piece is so good I’m reproducing it in full. Please continue to patronize the good folks at the Advocate. The treatment of Missouri … Continue reading
This is an essay written by Scotfire of West Bloomfield, Minnesota for Teen Ink about identifying as Agender… My name is Phoenix, and I am not a girl or a boy. I am a part of that gray area, that … Continue reading
Members of the New Mexico GSA Network have a message for other LGBTQ youth; Reach Out!
Recommended Reading: Transgender students in the classroom: Schools changing to make all feel welcome | KATU.com
An article with a generally positive tone, on the educational system making accommodations for transgender students in Oregon. Here are the opening paragraphs of this article. Continue reading this by following the link at the bottom of this post… If … Continue reading