WATCH: A Trans Girl's Inspiring 'Letter to the World'
July 31 2014 7:37 PM ET

WATCH: A Trans Girl's Inspiring 'Letter to the World'

Mitch Kellaway

Teen activist Jazz has a message for other youth about the pride, confidence, and strength that accompanies being transgender.

BSA: Gays Aren't Pedophiles, But They Still Can't Be Leaders
July 31 2014 5:28 PM ET

Boy Scouts: Gays Aren't Pedophiles... Or Leaders

Daniel Reynolds

Despite its insistence that 'there is no relationship between homosexuality and pedophilia,' a BSA spokesperson said there is no current plan to review the discriminatory ban on gay adult leaders.

40 Under 40: Tyler Oakley Could Be The First Gay Person You Ever Met
July 30 2014 8:00 AM ET

Tyler Oakley Could Be The First Gay Person You Ever Met

Lucas Grindley

The Networkers: Where Hollywood falters, YouTube stars like Tyler Oakley excel at introducing America to a world where being LGBT is just part of your story.

WATCH: Kicked Out for Being Trans, Teen Explains How He Survived
July 24 2014 1:16 PM ET

WATCH: Homeless Trans Teen Retraces Path to Survival

Mitch Kellaway

Viewers get a rare glimpse into the daily struggles and resilience of a youth turned out of his home at age 15 for being transgender.

How Major Crimes' Actor and Gay Showrunner Created One of Best Gay Characters on TV
July 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

How Major Crimes' Actor and Gay Showrunner Created One of Best Gay Characters on TV

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The TNT series' Monday July 7 episode proves it can be done. Actor Graham Patrick Martin talks with us about Rusty, playing a homeless queer youth, gay TV cliches, and why being called a "faggot" hurts.

Vancouver's Groundbreaking Move for Trans Students
June 30 2014 7:00 AM ET

Vancouver's Groundbreaking Move for Trans Students

Mary Emily O'Hara

Despite protests from some parents, Vancouver, Canada's transgender students will be able to learn freely in school.

Homeless to Hero: Shahera Hyatt
June 27 2014 8:00 AM ET

Homeless to Hero: Shahera Hyatt

Sassafras Lowrey and Jama Shelton

After struggling with housing instability in her adolescence, Shahera Hyatt now serves as one of the lead advisers in California's fight to end youth homelessness.

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Name Tag
June 26 2014 2:40 PM ET

Teen Restaurant Worker Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag

Michelle Garcia

An employee at a Taco John's in South Dakota says he was bullied by his boss and forced to wear a name tag bearing a slur.

PHOTOS: Faces of LGBT Youth Seeking 'Forever Families'
June 23 2014 11:23 AM ET

PHOTOS: These LGBT Youth Are Seeking 'Forever Families'

Mitch Kellaway

For the first time, the celebrated Heart Gallery NYC highlighted photos of LGBT youth in the foster care system.

Homeless to Hero: Twiggy Garcon
June 20 2014 9:00 AM ET

Homeless to Hero: Twiggy Garçon

Sassafras Lowrey and Jama Shelton

Today's he's best known as one of New York's preeminent ballroom gatekeepers and has been featured in magazines around the world. But Twiggy Pucci Garçon didn't always have such security.

Meet the Inspiring 2014 Point Foundation Scholars
June 20 2014 6:30 AM ET

Meet This Year's Inspiring Point Foundation Scholars

Sunnivie Brydum

Get to know the 2014 class of Point Scholars — you'll be seeing a lot of them as they start changing the world for the better.

June 18 2014 2:10 PM ET

California School District Wins Battle For Equality in Girls' Sports

View at SheWired.com

 Girls at a middle school in Pasadena won't be relegated to only cheering for the boys now.

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