Op-ed: We Need to Protect Our Trans Children

Op-ed: We Need to Protect Our Trans Children

In the wake of trans teen Leelah Alcorn's suicide, a trans advocate calls for adults to actively show trans youth they are accepted at home and beyond.

Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

In a blog entry after her apparent suicide, Leelah Alcorn details feeling rejected by her Christian family and community for being trans, sparking an outpouring of grief and resolution by trans youth advocates.

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

On behalf of a trans high-schooler, the ACLU argues that "privacy" in bathrooms can easily be handled without being discriminatory.

Op-ed: That Time Audra McDonald Spent a Night on the Streets

Op-ed: That Time Audra McDonald Spent a Night on the Streets

Famed Broadway performer Audra McDonald wanted to understand how she could help homeless LGBT youth. So she went to live with them for a night.

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

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

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

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

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

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Athletics Policy

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Policy

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

Hundreds of Kids Stuck on Waiting List for a Bed

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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