Hours after a video capturing his family's violent reaction to his coming-out went viral, a 19-year-old student in Georgia appeared on HLN's Dr. Drew on Call.
When Daniel Pierce told his extended family he was gay, he didn't expect the violent, hateful reaction he received. He is now staying with a family friend, away from his abusers.
Riley Moscatel's highly public suicide is indicative of a troubling trend: Trans people have an exponentially higher rate of suicide attempts than nontrans folks.
The Fighters: Looking around in the lab, Jack Andraka seemed to be the only LGBT person, but the brainy teen says he came out so he wouldn't be alone.
The Networkers: Calvin Stowell, the director of digital and content at Do Something, knows how to use social media to make the world a better place.
Campus Pride's annual index of LGBT-friendly colleges and universities has expanded this year to show the improvements of more schools across the country.
With rates of LGBT youth homelessness and HIV on the upswing, and with trans youth of color particularly vulnerable, it's time to ignite a conversation.