Homeless to Hero: Twiggy Garcon
June 20 2014 8:00 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 5:30 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 1:10 PM ET

California School District Wins Battle For Equality in Girls' Sports

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

Op-ed: 10 People Who Make Me Proud of Young LGBTs
June 18 2014 5:30 AM ET

Op-ed: 10 People Who Make Me Proud of Young LGBTs

James Duke Mason

This Pride season, there are a lot of young LGBT people to be proud of.

Op-ed: Forgiving My Father and Finding Miraculous Peace for Us Both
June 13 2014 7:30 AM ET

Op-ed: Forgiving My Father, Finding Peace for Us Both

Justin Reed Early

The author of Street Child: A Memoir was left homeless but eventually came to forgive his dad after serious soul-searching and self-reflection.

Homeless to Hero: Morgan Keenan
June 13 2014 5:00 AM ET

Homeless to Hero: Morgan Keenan

Sassafras Lowrey and Jama Shelton

After struggling with homelessness and familial rejection in his youth, Morgan Keenan founded the Missouri GSA Network to help give voice to students silenced like he was.

Meet the LGBT Leaders Who Used to Be Homeless
June 06 2014 4:00 AM ET

Meet the LGBT Leaders Who Used to Be Homeless

Sassafras Lowrey and Jama Shelton

Almost half of homeless youth in America are LGBT. Though some of those youth are able to rise above, too many stay quiet about their past, say two advocates for the cause.

Mother Settles With School District Over Bullied Son's Suicide
June 05 2014 4:10 PM ET

Mother Settles With School District Over Bullied Son's Suicide

Michelle Garcia

The mother of Seth Walsh, a teenager who committed suicide after enduring constant bullying in school, settled out of court with the school district.

Seven-Year-Old Former Bully Shares Heartwarming Story of Change
June 05 2014 2:13 PM ET

Seven-Year-Old Former Bully Shares Heartwarming Story of Change

Jase Peeples

A second-grade student shares the story of how went from teasing others to starting an antibullying club at school.

Los Angeles LGBT Center Receives Historic Gift, Announces Major Expansion
May 27 2014 12:54 PM ET

Los Angeles LGBT Center Announces Major Expansion

Daniel Reynolds

A $6.5 million gift from philanthropist Anita May Rosenstein launches the Los Angeles LGBT Center's historic fundraising campaign for a major expansion that would provide housing for LGBT seniors and youth.

Robert Gates: Would Have Allowed Gay Scoutmasters, But Issue Settled Now
May 24 2014 12:00 PM ET

Robert Gates: Would Have Allowed Gay Scoutmasters, But Issue Settled Now

Trudy Ring

Reopening the discussion, he says, could lead to a schism.

School Apologizes for Removing Yearbook Photo of Teen Girl in Tux
May 21 2014 12:59 PM ET

School Apologizes for Removing Yearbook Photo of Teen Girl in Tux

Jase Peeples

A Catholic school in San Francisco made headlines when officials removed a yearbook photo of a female student because she wore a tux. Now school officials have apologized and offered to reprint the yearbooks with the photo included.

Gay Eagle Scout Demands Amazon Cut Ties With BSA
May 19 2014 2:07 PM ET

Gay Eagle Scout Demands Amazon Cut Ties With BSA

Daniel Reynolds

Eagle Scout Pascal Tessier is demanding that Amazon drop the youth group from its AmazonSmile program, which allows shoppers to donate to nonprofit organizations.

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