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Bullied Lgbt Teens

Anti-Gay Christianity Claims Another Life

John Shore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Shore

Many American bullies who victimize gay people do so confident, at one level or another, that they are furthering the cause of God -- just like the pastor up the street, or the pastor on the radio, or the pastor on TV, or the pastor at any of the "ministries" that trade in the hectoring of gay people.

From Losing My First Boyfriend To Homophobia To Empowering LGBT Youth: It Gets Better

Scott Beaver | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Beaver

A week after I was outed, my boyfriend disappeared. I came into contact with one of his friends and discovered that he'd come out to his parents a few months before he met me, and they'd kicked him out, so he'd begun living on the streets. He'd disappeared because he'd passed away.

5 Tips For Bullied LGBTQ Youth

David Andrade Pimienta | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Andrade Pimienta

I am proud to be me, because there is and never was anything wrong with me in the first place. I have five valuable pieces of advice for the bullied. These are messages to LGBTQ youth.

California's New Anti-Bullying Laws Would Have Helped Me When I Was In High School

Justin McCoy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin McCoy

I wanted to try out for the basketball team. When the girls on the team heard about this, they began to taunt me, saying, "You're gay. You can't be on a girls' team." But one incident in particular changed my entire high-school career.

From Bullied Gay Teen To Anti-Bullying Activist: Why I Decided To Make A Difference

Blake Danford | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Blake Danford

As an openly gay student, I have faced adversity in many forms, from students and school administrators alike. Bullying from students is common, but when it comes from the administration, it becomes downright dangerous.