Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students
December 19 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

A. William Walker

A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?

READ: 9-Year-Old Girl's Adorable Letter to Newly Out Gay Teacher
December 17 2014 6:16 PM ET

READ: 9-Year-Old Girl's Adorable Letter to Newly Out Gay Teacher

Sunnivie Brydum

Clearly, this teacher has done something right when teaching his young students about acceptance.

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Athletics Policy
December 17 2014 2:46 PM ET

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Policy

Mitch Kellaway

A Wisconsin school district has adopted a trans-inclusive athletics policy this week — before any trans students came forward to request the change.

Op-ed: Homeless for the Holidays
December 17 2014 6:00 AM ET

Hundreds of Kids Stuck on Waiting List for a Bed

Carl Siciliano

Some parents kick their kids out into the December cold for being gay. Here's your chance to help them.

These Stars Want LGBTQ Youth to Know Their Lives Matter
December 09 2014 6:20 PM ET

These Stars Want LGBTQ Youth to Know Their Lives Matter

Jase Peeples

Stars including Paul Wesley, Dan Bucatinsky, Matt McGorry, and more shared why they're passionate about LGBTQ youth and the battle against bullying on the red carpet of TrevorLIVE L.A.

WATCH: Ark. School Nixes Lesbian Student's Homecoming Speech
December 08 2014 3:08 PM ET

WATCH: Ark. School Nixes Lesbian Student's Homecoming Speech

Trudy Ring

Quitman High School canceled the entire program of speeches even after the lesbian student agreed to revise hers.

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy
December 06 2014 1:20 PM ET

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy

Mitch Kellaway

Emotions ran high at this week's meeting of the Minnesota State High School League as the board voted on a trans-inclusive policy that's ignited national debate.

Bullied Calif. Boy Commits Suicide
December 05 2014 9:49 PM ET

Bullied Calif. Boy Commits Suicide

Trudy Ring

Ronin Shimizu was teased by schoolmates for being a cheerleader, which they said made him "gay."

Trans Teen Wins $75K in School Restroom Discrimination Lawsuit
December 05 2014 1:38 PM ET

Trans Teen Wins $75K in Landmark School Discrimination Suit

Mitch Kellaway

After a five-year battle that started in elementary school, Nicole Maines will be leaving a lasting legacy for all trans students as she graduates high school.

Op-ed: Whose Job Is It to Make Colleges More Trans-Inclusive?
December 04 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Whose Job Is It to Make Colleges More Trans-Inclusive?

Lance Cox and Lott Hill

Administrators tacitly assume trans students will do the legwork. Trans students demand that uninformed administrators know how to operate without institutional protocols in place. If the two don't talk, one thing is guaranteed: Trans students lose out.

Op-ed: How Gay Genius Alan Turing Got Me Through Middle School
November 24 2014 4:39 AM ET

Op-ed: Where Are the Gay Scientists?

Jack Andraka

The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka.

Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Trans-Inclusive
November 19 2014 4:39 PM ET

Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Safer

Mitch Kellaway

Inspirational trans organizer Eli Erlick was awarded a Peace First fellowship to continue her important work with Transgender Student Education Resources.

What Happened When a Father Asked the Internet to Help Him Talk to His Gay Son?
November 19 2014 4:06 PM ET

What Happened When a Father Asked the Internet to Help Him Talk to His Gay Son?

Jase Peeples

When one father, after borrowing his son's iPad, realized the 13-year-old might be gay, he reached out to the Internet for advice. Here's what happened.

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