Youth

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth: An epidemic of homelessness

Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40 percent are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homeless LGBT youth are at risk not only on the streets, but in the shelter system as well. (Prereleased to New York City press December 20, 2006.)

Education policy: Issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth

Students today are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender younger than ever before. What does this mean for public school education?

LGBT campus organizing: A comprehensive manual

This comprehensive tool assists campus organizers and activists with their organizing efforts, whether they are establishing a new lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student group on campus or launching a campaign for domestic partner benefits.

Transitioning our shelters: A guide to making homeless shelters safe for transgender people

Transgender people are disproportionately represented in the homeless population because of the frequent discrimination they face at home, in school and on the job.

Youth in the crosshairs: The third wave of ex-gay activism

Ex-gay ministries do more harm than good by claiming that gay men, lesbians and bisexuals — youth in particular — can become heterosexual through “conversion therapy.”

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