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And GLSEN's 'GSA Of The Year' Award Goes To...

Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A Hawaiian high school is set to receive the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) 2013 "Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) of the Year" awar...

The Gay Internet Smash That's Taking Vietnam By Storm

Agence France Presse | Tran Thi Minh Ha | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Vietnam's first gay sitcom has become a YouTube sensation, racking up millions of views as support for legalising same-sex marriage strengthens within...

Sharing The Stories Of LGBT Youth: Natasha, 15, From Iowa City (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
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WATCH: What To Do If Your Friend Comes Out To You

Posted 04.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Aiming to help teens and pre-teens tackle difficult issues, a new animated YouTube series explores what to do if your friend comes out as gay to you. ...

Boy Scouts' Gay Ban To Be Dropped For Youth, But Not Adults: Report

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of...

Boy Scouts To End Gay Ban: Spokesperson

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America called to end a long-standing ban on openly gay m...

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Gay Teen 'Mo-Mance' Gears Up For Film Festival Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

If director Darren Stein and actor Paul Iacono have their way, their new movie “G.B.F.” will usher in a more subversive film genre in the vein of ...

WATCH: Right-Wing Myths About 'Day Of Silence' For LGBT Youth Debunked

Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices

The Gay, Lesbian And Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has hit back at conservative criticism of their annual "Day of Silence," which was established...

State's 'Romeo And Juliet' Law Could Expand To Include Gay Teens

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Parents of gay teens urged Texas lawmakers on Tuesday to give their children the same legal protection as heterosexuals when it comes...

Survey Reveals Surprising Facts About LGBT Students In New York Schools

Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

The state of New York may have a comparatively liberal attitude towards its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents. But a new poll su...

WATCH: Illinois Student Allegedly Has Horrific Gay Slur Written On His Neck By Classmate

Posted 03.21.2013 | Gay Voices

The mother of a seventh grade student claims that a student wrote an anti-gay slur on her son's neck in permanent marker, the latest in what she belie...

Mom Allegedly Beats Son With Electrical Cord After Catching Him In Gay Act

Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A Texas woman faces assault charges after allegedly beating her teenage son with an electrical cord after catching him in "a homosexual act" with her ...

Teen's Pro-Gay 'Day Of Silence' Fight Could Land High School In Court

Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A Florida-based teen has reportedly filed legal action against her high school after she was suspended after defying administrators and participating ...

Lesbian Teens Cry Foul After Picture Pulled From School Yearbook

Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices

A pair of lesbian teenagers in Texas have alleged their high school's yearbook staff is discriminating against them because they are gay. Sixteen-y...

School OKs Teen's Anti-Gay T-Shirt Under Pressure

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Officials in a Connecticut school district have backed down in a fight over free speech rights, allowing a student to wear a T-shirt bearing an anti-g...

Texas Teen Told He Can't Wear Dress To Senior Prom

Posted 02.21.2013 | Gay Voices

A Texas-based teen is battling his high school after being told he won't be allowed to wear a dress to his senior prom. Tony Zamazal, who says he'...

'Gay Free' Prom Plans Rattle Small Indiana Community

AP | PAMELA ENGEL | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices

SULLIVAN, Ind. — A quiet Indiana community known for its parks and corn festival has become the latest setting for the debate over gay rights an...

Gay Missouri Teen Can't Bring Boyfriend To Prom (UPDATE)

Posted 02.15.2013 | Gay Voices

A Missouri-based gay teen says he'll be "devastated" if he can't attend his senior prom with his boyfriend, but in order for him to do so, he'll have ...

California Student's Senior Project Documents 10 Coming Out Stories

Posted 02.14.2013 | Gay Voices

A California-based teen sent HuffPost Gay Voices his senior project, which tells the story of 10 gay men from the ages of 15 to 82. Devon Yaffe na...

WATCH: Teacher Seeking 'Straight Prom' Mocked In Amazing Parody Video

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

"Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to you..." An interview with an anti-gay, special education teacher in Indiana has prompte...

'Gay-Free' Prom Frenzy Sparks Backlash At Indiana High School

Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Students and staff at an Indiana-based high school are trying to quickly distance themselves from the international media frenzy over one local group'...

High School Fights For A 'Traditional' Prom Banning Gays

Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students. As NBC 2/My ...

'My So Called Life' Star On Coming Out In Hollywood

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

With increasing support and acceptance of LGBT rights, students, leaders, and members of the LGBT community are more open to coming out in public. Huf...

Boy Scouts Postpone Gay Policy Decision

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and DAVID CRARY | Posted 04.08.2013 | Gay Voices

IRVING, Texas — Caught in an ideological crossfire, the Boy Scouts of America is putting off until May a decision on whether to ease its policy ...

Gay Oregon Teen Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

Posted 02.04.2013 | Gay Voices

The 15-year-old gay Oregon boy who had been put on life support after hanging himself from school playground equipment has died. An Oregon Health ...