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Teen Becomes His School Football Team's First Transgender Player

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.21.2016 | Queer Voices

A Canadian teen is making waves as his high school football team’s first openly transgender player. Kennedy Cooley said he transferred to Halifax W...

Queer Teens Face A Shocking Amount Of Violence And Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Being a teenager is hard, but it’s even more difficult if you identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual. Compared to their straight peers, queer teens a...

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

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl


I'm Not The Only Gay Student In My School, I'm Just The One Standing Up

Marcel Neergaard | Posted 05.10.2014 | Teen
Marcel Neergaard

I'm not the only gay youth in Tennessee. I'm not the only gay kid in Oak Ridge. I'm not even the only gay student in my school, I'm just someone who is standing up.

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.

Making It Better For Today's LGBT And Questioning Youth

James Lecesne | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Lecesne

With all the discussion lately about bullying and the frequency of reports about LGBTQ suicide, we can sometimes lose sight of the changes that have happened over the past 15 years, and we can forget the ways in which the LGBTQ community is making it better for young people.