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Study: Teen Victims of Sexual Assault Getting Subpar ER Care

NATIONAL | 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'

INTERNATIONAL | 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

FAMILY | 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.

Brooklyn Event Supports Point Foundation's LGBT Scholars

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 19
On Wednesday, February 25 in a private Williamsburg waterfront apartment, The Point Foundation Valedictorian Society will give Point Scholars and Alumni the chance to network.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

FAMILY | 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.

Report Finds Florida Schools Unsafe for LGBT Students

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Dec 5
A national organization found that LGBT students are not safe in most schools in the state of Florida and they did not have access to necessary resources.

DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 3
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

Big Stars Share Their Talent at Ally Coalition Gay Youth Fundraiser

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon and Ingrid Michaelson are among the music and comedy stars confirmed to perform in support of LGBTQ youth at The Ally Coalition's Talent Show on December 2 at New World Stages in New York City.

Gaga Tweets Scene-Stealing, Dancing Teen

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
Lady Gaga made one little monster deliriously happy last weekend when she congratulated him on Twitter for photobombing a local television news report about the opening of a new shopping center with the choreography from her hit song, "Applause."

GMHC 'Your Realness' Initiative Targets LGBT Youth of Color

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 9
Late last month, Gay Men's Health Crisis launched a new media initiative titled, Your Realness, which will broaden outreach to LGBT youth of color.

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