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Major League Lacrosse Players Coming to Philly This Weekend for First Annual Courage Game

Major League lacrosse players from around the country are convening in Philadelphia Sunday for the first annual Courage Game, held in conjunction with the NCAA […]

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Bethlehem Area School District Expands Non-Discrimination Policy to Protect Trans Students and Faculty

On Tuesday night, in the East Hills Middle School Auditorium, the Bethlehem Area School District board voted unanimously to add “gender identity and gender expression” to […]

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Obama to Support Efforts to End Conversion Therapy for Gay and Transgender Youth

The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide in December after her parents forced her to attend conversion therapy, has initiated a lot of […]

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Youth Voices: Mckenzie With Some Great Coming-Out Advice and the Impact of #BlackLivesMatter

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth of color. Today, […]

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Philly Black Pride Looking for 2015 LGBTQ Youth Scholarship Recipient

Heads up, local students. Philadelphia Black Pride is on the lookout for the 2015 recipient of their LGBTQ Youth Scholarship. This is the fourth year they’ll […]

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Youth Voices: Nicole on Her Journey of Self-Acceptance and the Need for Better Laws for Trans Women of Color

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth of color. Today, […]

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DO THIS: Valley Youth House’s “Always Bet on Youth” Casino Fundraiser at Union Trust

Valley Youth House is hosting their fifth annual “Always Bet on Youth” fundraiser this Friday. The theme this year is “roaring ’20s casino,” which means […]

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Top LGBT Youth Resources in Philadelphia

The Attic Youth Center 255 South 16th Street 215-545-4331, atticyouthcenter.org The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within […]

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Youth Voices: Dorianne Joseph Talks Misconceptions, Inspirations and His Role as a Mentor to Gay Children

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth of color. Today, […]

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STUDY: It Really Does Get Better

We’ve been saying it for years, and we always believed it, but now there’s actual scientific evidence that proves it really does get better. A […]

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Leelah Alcorn’s Memory Lives On at Golden Globes and Beyond

The death of Leelah Alcorn has shaken the LGBT community to its core. Many have responded saying that her suicide was “the transgender tipping point.” What made her […]

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Friends Select School Revs Up LGBT Outreach With Martha Graham Cracker, Brian Sims and a Queer Art Exhibit

Philly Quaker day school Friends Select School (FSS) is gearing up for a season of programming to build community among its LGBT youth and students of LGBT-headed […]

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NJ Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Use Boys Bathroom at His School

New Jersey transgender teen Rubin Smyers is celebrating a battle he won to use the boys bathroom at his school. More from the Asbury Park […]

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12-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide After Being Bullied For Being a Cheerleader

Tragic news out of Folsom, California today is the latest eye-opener to the fact that bullying is alive and well—and the repercussions can be devastating. News […]

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Oyster House Teams With Attic Youth Center to Offer Cooking Lessons to LGBT Youth

OK, so Oyster House didn’t make the cut in this year’s Philadelphia Business Journal Top LGBT Companies list. But here’s the thing: Maybe it should […]