LGBT youth

LGBTQ, immigrant youth, allies show GLAAD their acceptance in Texas

GLAAD hosted a sneak peek preview and round table discussion of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary, "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" for local LGBT youth at the Dream Home in Edinburg, Texas, a home that provides emergency housing for dacamented students who are homeless or have been abused by their families. This is the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.

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VIDEO: Vito Cammisano and Michael Sam go purple for #SpiritDay

As a part of Vito Cammisano's YouTube channel, he released four videos, including a video with Michael Sam, for Spirit Day to show his support for LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2015

Schools show their love for LGBT students on #SpiritDay

Schools and student organizations across the world are "going purple" this Spirit Day to show their LGBT students that they have support.

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GLAAD invites presidential candidates to support #SpiritDay this Thursday

"While every candidate running for President doesn't agree with us on issues of equality and acceptance for all LGBT people, certainly we can all agree that no kid deserves to be bullied or harassed simply for being who they are,"

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VIDEO: Todrick Hall on LGBT youth "I want to be a beacon for those kids"

In GLAAD's new video, openly gay artist Todrick Hall opens up about his MTV hit show, "Todrick," and why he wants to be a role model for LGBT youth.

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VIDEO: "Hear Me Now" documentary emphasizes severity of bullying in US schools

Featuring testimonials and reenactments, Hear Me Now highlights the fact that 13 million children are bullied every year in the United States. One out of four students are bullied during the school year, and of the students bullied, only 36% report it. The film strives to amplify the voices of these students.

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September 25, 2015

VIDEO: "Not a Sin" introduces the stories of homeless LGBT youth of faith

"Not a Sin" is a short film that brings awareness to the violence against LGBT youth from religous teachings that lack acceptance.

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#SouthernStories: Ryan Peterson talks homelessness, recovery, and living with HIV

Georgia-native, Ryan Peterson, talks LGBT homelessness and the role Lost-n-Found Youth played in his own journey to recovery in interview with GLAAD.

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