iOS app Android app

Harvey Milk High School

'My Family Kicked Me Out for Being Gay'

Thomas Krever | Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Thomas Krever

It's one of the most common statements we hear when a young adult first contacts the Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit organization that provides life-saving services to at-risk LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 24. In fact, about 80 percent of HMI youth are homeless or lack secure housing, most often because of family rejection for identifying as LGBTQ.

Gratitude for the Hetrick-Martin Institute

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

Most of the kids that the Hetrick-Martin Institute served were kids of color. We black, Puerto Rican, Asian, Indian and biracial kids were finding a way out of no way, creating impromptu families because our real families hated us or no longer claimed us as their own.

Hetrick-Martin Institute's Emery Awards 2013 to Honor Chelsea Clinton... Want to Get Involved? (VIDEO)

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

The Hetrick-Martin Institute provides programs for at-risk LGBT youth. On Nov. 13 the organization will be holding the Emery Awards 2013, honoring Chelsea Clinton and others. My exclusive video explains how you can get involved.

Bullying in School and the LGBT Community

A.J. Walkley | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
A.J. Walkley

The Darnell "Dynasty" Young case is just one example of LGBT students and their parents feeling the need to find a solution to bullying when a solution is not being offered by public school administrations. Situations like Darnell's are not uncommon.

WATCH: Arianna Honored For LGBT Support, Matthew Morrison Sings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

*Scroll down for photos and video* Arianna Huffington, fashion entrepreneur Marc Ecko, and "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy were honored on Tuesday night f...

Hetrick-Martin Institute Gala: Cory Booker, Veronica Webb, Lance Bass And More! (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Newark Mayor Cory Booker joked that he had a huge "man crush" on his New York City counterpart as he presented Mayor Bloomberg with the Emery Award at...

Gay High School Proposed

Windy City Times | Amy Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An LGBTQA Chicago Public Schools ( CPS ) high school has been proposed and, if given the green light, the school would join the likes of New York's Ha...