DeRay Mckesson
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Public schools in Fauquier County, Va., will consider removing a gay-themed young adult novel, but do officials understand what is at stake if they pull the book?

April 14 2014 6:00 AM

Some kids use social media for bullying. Others use it for good.

April 11 2014 6:00 AM

History classes largely leave out some of the most significant contributions LGBT people have made over the centuries — so what are we doing about that?

April 11 2014 4:01 AM

Some might think the casual use of certain words relating to transgender women is harmless, but these words carry incredible weight.

April 10 2014 11:35 AM

Thousands of young Americans are living with HIV, but their generation doesn't really talk about the epidemic. On this Youth AIDS Day, one organization takes the task to heart.

April 10 2014 4:50 AM

YouTube personality Tyler Oakley may bridle at getting a few wrinkles, but he knows some LGBT youth aren't so lucky.

April 09 2014 6:00 AM

When Jewish tradition is steeped in gender roles, how does a transgender Jewish person mark their own gender confirmation procedures?

April 09 2014 5:00 AM