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These 5 Organizations Are Dedicated to Assisting Homeless LGBTQ Youth

A new Chapin Hill study finds that LGBTQ youth are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness as their non-LGBTQ peers

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Culture
The Dragon Dads Are an Online Community Offering Support to Fathers of LGBTQ Kids

Created by Jake Abhau after his son came out, Dragon Dads is a secret (meaning unsearchable) Facebook Group and community that allows dads of LGBTQ children to ask questions, share advice and learn from each other on how to best support their kids. Originally created by and for men following[…]

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This Animated Short Film About Young Gay Love Will Melt Your Heart

‘In a Heartbeat’ is the gay animated short film we’ve all been waiting for

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Celebrities
Russian Actor-Dancer-Singer Alex Sparrow Has an Anti-Bullying Message for You

A household name in Russia, he’s released a new video with an anti-bullying message, urging people to #BeTrueBeYou

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The Trump Administration and Rich Backers Forced This Youth Group to Allow LGBTQ Discrimination

We now know the Trump administration worked behind the scenes to make the popular American youth education group less friendly to LGBTQ students

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News
Oklahoma School Shuts Down After Parents Threatened to Beat, Mutilate 12-Year-Old Trans Student

‘If he wants to be a female, make him a female. A good sharp knife will do the job really quick.’

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News
Don’t Be Dumb at Brunch: Joe Biden, a #MeToo for Homophobia and Body-Positive Undies

Our weekly new round-up includes a new body-positive underwear campaign, former VP Joe Biden encouraging love towards queer youth and more

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News
Former VP Joe Biden Launches ‘As You Are’ Campaign Asking Families to Embrace Their LGBTQ Children

Former VP Joe Biden just launched the As You Are campaign asking families to accept their LGBTQ children in light of the negative consequences of rejection

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The Kids Are Not Alright: A Third of Teenage First Offenders Identify as LGBTQ

Sexual minorities were twice as likely to have used drugs and alcohol than straight offenders and four times as likely to have engaged in self-harm. They also reported increased anxiety, hyperactivity and social withdrawal.

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Tel Aviv Hostel Beit Dror Opens Its Doors to LGBTQ Youth of All Orientations and Identities

Opened in 2002, it’s a government-funded, temporary emergency hostel for LGBTQ adolescents of all ethnicities and religions

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