Positive environments are important to help all youth thrive. On this page, find resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments. Some LGBT youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience negative health and life outcomes. It is critical for the parents, guardians, and other family members of LGBT youth to have access to the resources they need to ensure their LGBT children are protected and supported.
Through The Internet, Gay Teens Connected To Larger Community
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Sue Bohlin provides practical ways to communicate with teens about common misunderstandings and the truth concerning homosexuality. Recognizing that teens deal with peer pressure to experiment and feelings of same sex attraction, she provides real ways to help teens make their way through this maze of contradiction and confusion. In this article we look at ways to communicate the truth about homosexuality to teens. We examine the lies they are told and the sexual pressure they are under.
Helping Teens Understand Homosexuality – Facts to Help Youth Withstand the Current Culture
If you are a media professional working on a story, please check out GLAAD's resources for covering transgender people in the media. Learn about the work GLAAD does everyday to ensure transgender people are treated fairly in the media. Today, TIME Magazine published an interview with Elliot Page who discusses his decision to disclose that he is transgender and his work as an advocate to fight for full equality for all transgender people. Scott on the heels of the announcement of their new and historic BET talk show. Know of a resource that might be added to this page?
Feeling like you are the only gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender teen can be pretty awful. Most of us like to have a community that we can feel a part of and gay teens are no different. However, it can be tough stuff, finding other gay teens.