High School

Varsity football, tennis, and basketball player inspired to come out

Juan Mendoza-Tovar just came out publicly as bisexual after graduating from high school in rural Washington, where he was captain of the varsity basketball and tennis teams, played on the varsity football team, was voted prom king by his classmates, and won a school award for his involvement.

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April 24, 2014

South Dakota considers allowing trans students in activities according to gender identity

The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy that will allow transgender students to participate in activities according to their gender identity.

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April 24, 2014

Petition for teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

Petition created for Anais Celini and boyfriend Nathaniel Baez whom have recently been banned from their prom, at Martin Luther King High School, because Nathaniel is transgender.

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April 17, 2014

VIDEO: Teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

A transgender student at a New York high school is being blocked from attending prom with his girlfriend because he is transgender.

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April 4, 2014

GSAFE at Hartford School makes lasting change for LGBT students

Manchester High School in a central Connecticut town ten miles from Hartford has a GSA club with a 15 year legacy.

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January 7, 2014

Eastside Catholic High School: get divorced or get fired

Mark Zmuda, the former vice principal of Eastside Catholic school in Sammamish, was fired after school officials found out he had married his husband. One of Zmuda's former students released a video where Zmuda states he was told he could keep his job if he got a divorce.

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November 19, 2013

Transgender student's yearbook photo approved by Texas school

A South Texas school district has approved the yearbook photo of Jeydon Loredo, a transgender student wearing his tuxedo.

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November 8, 2013

Gay California teacher and football coach harassed and fired

Burke Wallace was an English teacher and the head varsity football coach at Livermore Valley Charter Prep High School in 2012 until he was terminated because he is a gay man.

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High School Athlete Tells Coming Out Story

Earlier this week, OutSports.com shared the story of Jeremy, a 17-year-old high school student who is gay, an athlete, and living in a small rural town in the United States.

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