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An Unlikely Target Of Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Law?

Agence France Presse | Marina Koreneva | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The founder of a Russian website set up to support gay, lesbian and transgender teenagers said Wednesday she had been charged under a controversial la...

WATCH: Teen Allegedly Targeted By Death Threats In Class After Coming Out On Facebook

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Minnesota teen says he received two anonymous letters which contained death threats in class after coming out on Facebook. Ryan Eichenauer, who ...

A Heartfelt Message For Troubled Teens Set Amidst The Glitter Of Broadway

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Curtis M. Wong

A budding thespian makes the Broadway leap in Tim Federle's Five, Six Seven, Nate!, but even those whose dreams don't involve sequins, spotlights or Sondheim should appreciate this book's heartfelt and nuanced message about adolescent self-acceptance.

Did 'Joking' Teens Skew A Landmark Gay Survey's Results?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 01/17/2014 10:20 AM EST on LiveScience Teenagers who thought it would be funny to fake being gay may have ...

Author Tim Federle On Coming Out... As A Theater Person

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With the help of a few thespian pals, author Tim Federle recalls his own adolescent experience coming out -- as a theater person, that is -- in this e...

WATCH: The Amazing Way This Teen Came Out To His Parents

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When he decided to come out to his parents, gay teen Keanu Williams opted to take the confectionary route. Though it was shot in August 2013, vide...

'Hey, Mom, I'm Gay'

Dayna Steele | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dayna Steele

"I'm gay," my 16-year-old son blurted out. Actually, he texted it following a teenage tantrum about something totally unrelated to sexual orientation.

Teen Banned From Shopping Mall After Allegedly Being Attacked Because He's Gay

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay New Mexico teen says he's been banned from Albuquerque's Coronado Mall for fighting after allegedly being brutally attacked. The 14-year-old...

How Did You Tell Your Parents You Were Gay?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

How did you come out to your parents? That's the question posed in this clever new video featuring Kristin and Dannielle from EveryoneIsGay.com. Th...

Pundit's SHOCKING Response To Mom Whose Teen Son Just Came Out As Gay

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Pat Robertson has made no secret of his opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the past, but the conservative evangelis...

Acclaimed Gay Artist To Hit The Road For LGBT Youth

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An outspoken visual artist who was instrumental in the production of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' award-winning "Same Love" video is planning to hit the...

Forget The King: Lesbian Couple Crowned Homecoming Queens In California

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lesbian teens Lily Cohen and Greta Melendez made headlines this week when their high school peers voted the couple homecoming queens. Officials at ...

Bisexual Teen Kicked Out By Parents Gets AMAZING Response From Strangers [UPDATED]

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When Nick's parents found out their son was bisexual, they threw him out of the house, leaving his belongings on the front yard. Although his parents ...

Behind Words Never Spoken (Video)

Craig Stewart | Posted 12.31.2013 | Books
Craig Stewart

Purchase Now or Download the eBook...

My First Boy Crush, and Why I Will Always Remember Him

Gary Nelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary Nelson

The first time I said "I love you" out loud and actually meant it was on my high-school stage in the spring of 1966. We were alone, or at least I thought we were. Joey, my beloved, was sitting at the baby grand. He looked right at me and started playing "Michelle" by the Beatles.

When Whispers Become Shouts...(Video)

Craig Stewart | Posted 12.24.2013 | Books
Craig Stewart

The following blog post is adapted from my memoir, Words Never Spoken.

WATCH: New Film Explores High School Quarterback's Closeted Love Affair

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new film is slated for release this November that explores the complex and emotional struggle of being a closeted LGBT teen in high school. Titl...

Hello, LGBT Youth! Now Take a Stance and Pay It Forward!

Frank Mastronuzzi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Frank Mastronuzzi

To the LGBT youth who have come out early, benefiting from the social gains that your older counterparts fought for: Don't let that be good enough for you. Get out there and give back or fight on. Further the social benefits and gains for your generation and the ones to come.

LOOK: Gay BFFs Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two openly gay Illinois students, who also happen to be close friends, made national history this week when their peers voted them Homecoming King and...

LOOK: Two Teens Ruffle Fast Food Outlet's Feathers By Doing This

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two British teens were allegedly threatened to be kicked out of a McDonald's after they staged a romantic "gay" dinner date. Cameron Ford and Adam...

From 'No Homo' to 'Yeah, Bro': How Gen-Y Became So Cool With 'the Whole Gay Thing'

Jonathan D. Lovitz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jonathan D. Lovitz

You know you know gay people. You realize by now that they're all around. You've been on baseball teams and in locker rooms and rushed frats together. We, as the impossible to define bunch known as Gen-Y, have become increasingly cool with our gay brothers and friends.

Did This Mother Instruct Her Son To 'Beat The Gay' Out Of His Older Brother?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A North Carolina-based mother is facing misdemeanor child abuse charges after she allegedly instructed her 12-year-old son to "beat the gay away" from...

Why LGBT Teachers Are Less Likely To Challenge Bullying At School Than Straight Teachers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Despite the ever-present challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students face at school, a new study finds that gay teachers are act...

Town Reels After Gay Teen Becomes High School's Fifth To Commit Suicide In Last 5 Years

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Iowa community is reeling after a teen's suicide, the fifth to rattle the local high school over the past five years. According to his mother S...

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Zachary, 18, From Las Vegas (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl

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