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Rush Limbaugh: TV's 'Hip' Take On Gay Sex Is Impacting Teen Boys

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Rush Limbaugh believes the "loving, sensitive" and "hip" portrayal of gay sex in popular culture might be having an impact on teenage b...

Hear Matthew Shepard In His Own Words In This Touching New Film

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Get More: Logo Documentary Films   Seventeen years after his tragic death, Matthew Shepard continues to serve as a symbol of the pl...

The States Where LGBT Teens Face The Most Harassment

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.25.2015 | Gay Voices

It's not easy to be a gay adolescent in America. According to data from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network's 2013 National School Climat...

The 3 Sides To My Coming Out Story

Posted 06.15.2015 | Teen

In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Young Voices is highlighting the coming out stories of teens and those in their early 20s. Was it a life-changing mo...

I'm OK With Strangers Knowing I'm Gay, But Not My Family

Posted 06.17.2015 | Teen

In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Young Voices is highlighting the coming out stories of teens and those in their early 20s. Was it a life-changing mo...

What I Wish I Could Have Told My 11-Year-Old Closeted Self

Posted 06.10.2015 | Teen

In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Young Voices is highlighting the coming out stories of teens and those in their early 20s. Was it a life-changing mo...

Here's What It Means To Be A Demi-Romantic Asexual Agender Teen

Posted 06.08.2015 | Teen

In honor of Pride Month, HuffPost Young Voices is highlighting the coming out stories of teens and those in their early 20s. Was it a life-changing mo...

Here's What A Prom With No Gender Rules Would Look Like

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.06.2015 | Gay Voices

A group of young adults recently sat down with MTV to discuss what their ideal look would be at a prom where they were able to attend as their authent...

Walmart Store Reportedly Refuses To Print 'Gay' On Cake For Gay-Straight Prom 'Couple'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Two Nevada teens -- one gay and one straight -- have become Internet sensations in the wake of their viral promposal, but a new wrinkle in what had be...

This Gay Teen Couple Couldn't Have Asked For A More Perfect Prom Night

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Prom night is a memorable rite-of-passage for many high school students across the country. The experience was especially monumental for two gay West ...

Sharing the Stories of LGBTQ Youth: Caitlyn, 18, From Las Vegas

Diana Scholl | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl

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WATCH: Here's What Happens When You Let Your Mom Read Your Grindr Messages

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Would you let your mom have access to your Grindr account? Popular YouTube vlogger Riyadh Khalaf did just that, letting three weeks worth of Grindr...

If You Could Tell Your 13-Year-Old Queer Self One Thing... This Is What It'd Be

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.15.2015 | Gay Voices

A few weeks ago we asked you, our brilliant HuffPost Gay Voices readers, to give us some advice about how to keep long-term relationships going strong...

I'm An 18-Year-Old Boy Who Wears Blue Nail Polish -- Get Over It

Nasir Fleming | Posted 05.11.2015 | Teen
Nasir Fleming

Sometime last year, I complimented a mother on an adorable child who happened to be sporting periwinkle attire. I kindly asked, "Is it a girl or a boy?" She looked at me with disgust, and said, "She's clearly a girl, look at the color of her clothing."

A Gay Dad's Open Letter To The Texas School That Rejected Out Teen

Posted 02.23.2015 | Gay Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family The world of teens and tweens can be a treacherous one. As the dad to two 12-year-olds, I see it as a world where c...

What LGBT Students Want You To Know About Being A Better Ally

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | Posted 02.12.2015 | Teen

Want to know how you can be a good ally to your LGBT friends? Listen up. As part of GLAAD's #GotYourBack campaign, the organization visited three ...

Teen Claims He Left School Because It Wanted Him To Go Back In The Closet

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2015 | Gay Voices

In a depressing reminder of the world that we all live in, an LGBT vlogger claims he has been forced to change schools after administrators threatened...

WATCH: Animated Web Series Explores Queer Teen Issues In Unconventional Way

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2015 | Gay Voices

An animated web series launched this week that explores issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens in an unconventional way....

Study Finds It Does Get Better For LGBTQ Youth

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Gay Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning adolescents who face bullying and other ty...

One Million Kids Launches -- But It Isn't What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court's forthcoming ruling on same-sex marriage, a group billing itself as "an organization of folks from all walks of life"...

High School Star Athlete Came Out By Slow Dancing With The Homecoming King

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.19.2014 | Teen

“It was something I thought I'd never do -- dance a slow dance with the homecoming king at his high school.” But that’s exactly what one gay ...

#NOH8Ball4All

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

Recently, in the small southern Indiana town of Vincennes a local committee comprised of high school parents and students voted 13-9 to maintain a decade long policy requiring "traditional couples only" for their "private, invitation only" New Years Eve Ball.

How Should LGBT Teens Navigate Sleepovers?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Kristin Olson and her daughter Lucy joined HuffPost Live this week for a frank discussion on sleepover protocol for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge...

A Gay Dad Responds To The Family Who Reacted Violently To Their Son's Coming Out

Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family Last week another young person, Daniel Pierce, was thrown out of his home for being gay. I have written about this ...

5 Ways to Make Your Classroom LGBT Inclusive

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 10.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

The best example you can set for your students is to be a great leader. Use inclusive language, make the classroom a place for safe dialog by allowing students to have conversations that presents questions, but is without judgment.