Minnesota Passes Tougher Antibullying Laws
April 10 2014 11:49 AM ET

Minnesota Passes Tougher Antibullying Laws

Michelle Garcia

After years of being in the spotlight for its lackluster laws on bullying, Minnesota will institute more thorough laws to mitigate bullying in schools.

WATCH: Revealing Homophobia in a Frat Makes Trouble for Messenger
April 09 2014 6:47 PM ET

WATCH: Revealing Homophobia in a Frat Makes Trouble for Messenger

Trudy Ring

After a Mississippi college's paper reported on the matter, the paper was shut down for a time, and a gay frat brother drew some ire as well.

Univ. of Kentucky Asks Students If Homosexuality Is a Sin
April 08 2014 1:46 PM ET

Univ. of Kentucky Asks Students If Homosexuality Is a Sin

Sunnivie Brydum

An email survey from University Health Services posed a number of questionable queries to students at the University of Kentucky, including if they believed 'male homosexuality is a perversion.'

Gay Boy Scout Master Refuses to Leave Post
April 07 2014 3:37 PM ET

Gay Boy Scout Master Refuses to Leave Post

Michelle Garcia

A gay scoutmaster who was told that he would need to step down from his position after coming out isn't backing down, and he has the support of troop members and their families.

Parent Wants 'Two Boys Kissing' Book Banned From Library
April 04 2014 4:04 PM ET

Parent Wants Two Boys Kissing Book Banned From Library

Kevin OKeeffe

A hearing will be held later this month to determine whether the book will be removed.

WATCH: Neb. Student Can Read LGBT Poem on Local TV
April 02 2014 6:43 PM ET

WATCH: Neb. Teen Can Read LGBT Poem on Local TV

Sunnivie Brydum

After initially claiming that Michael Barth's award-winning poem 'promoted personal agendas,' the Nebraska School Activities Association reversed its course and will let the teenager read his piece on local public television.

BSA Bans Gay Scoutmaster
April 01 2014 2:13 PM ET

Boy Scouts Kick Out Another Gay Scoutmaster

Daniel Reynolds

The Boy Scouts of America has 'revoked' the membership of Seattle scoutmaster Geoff McGrath due to his sexual orientation.

School 'Horrible' for Ark. Student in Yearbook Dispute
March 21 2014 2:31 PM ET

School 'Horrible' for Ark. Student in Yearbook Dispute

Trudy Ring

Taylor Ellis says he's been bullied at school since his story hit the media, with students setting up an antigay Instagram page, among other things.

Zaki: Living Your Truth
March 21 2014 12:28 PM ET

Zaki: Living Your Truth

Advocate.com Editors

He kept his sexuality a secret for most of his life. But, with the help of his gay younger brother, Zaki finally embraced who he was and came out to his family. He shared his story with the It Gets Better campaign, and found himself on the OUT100 red carpet.

Ark. Superintendent Defends Removal of Gay Student's High School Yearbook Profile
March 19 2014 1:29 PM ET

Ark. School Defends Removal of Gay Yearbook Profile

Daniel Reynolds

The superintendent of the Sheridan School District is standing by the administration's decision to excise gay student Taylor Ellis's coming-out story from the high school yearbook.

School Bans Bullied Kid's My Little Pony Schoolbag
March 17 2014 2:52 PM ET

School Bans Bullied Kid's My Little Pony Schoolbag

Michelle Garcia

A child in North Carolina was being bullied in school, especially because of his choice in school bags, but administrators say his bag was the trigger for the bullying.

WATCH: Ark. High School Yearbook Refuses to Profile Out Student
March 17 2014 1:05 PM ET

WATCH: Ark. Yearbook Cuts Profile of Gay Student

Sunnivie Brydum

School officials say six student profiles were cut from the yearbook, including one of an openly gay student.

Gay 12-Year-Old in Tenn. Still Fighting The ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill He Helped Kill
March 11 2014 12:33 PM ET

Gay Tenn. 12-Year-Old Still Fighting the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

Kevin OKeeffe

Marcel Neergard is standing up to his classmates, bullies, and even his ill-informed teachers in a new op-ed for The Huffington Post.

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