The Westboro Effect Triggers Embarrassing Counter-Protest
February 25 2013 8:46 PM ET

The Westboro Effect Triggers Embarrassing Counter-Protest

Lucas Grindley

Westboro Baptist Church planed a protest today outside a Santa Monica high school but quickly retreated.

Celebs, Administration, and Family Shine at National Educator Conference
February 22 2013 9:30 PM ET

Celebs, Administration, and Family Shine at National Educator Conference

Sunnivie Brydum

The fourth annual Supporting Students, Saving Lives Conference for Educators focused on LGBTQIA youth featured powerful addresses from celebrities, Obama administration officials, and the family of a gay teenager who committed suicide.

The Westboro Effect Continues, Raising Thousands for Trevor Project
February 21 2013 4:23 PM ET

The Westboro Effect Continues, Raising Thousands for Trevor Project

Lucas Grindley

The money keeps rolling in for The Trevor Project as Westboro continues to picket against LGBT people.

WATCH: Support Art As Suicide Prevention for LGBT Youth
February 20 2013 8:51 PM ET

WATCH: Support Art As Suicide Prevention for LGBT Youth

Sunnivie Brydum

The Youth Haven Project at Denver's Sent(a)Mental Studios aims to offer troubled LGBT youth a creative outlet.

LGBT Students Benefit From Athletics, But Often Subjected to Harassment
February 20 2013 6:28 PM ET

LGBT Students Benefit From Athletics, But Often Subject to Harassment

Sunnivie Brydum

A new research brief from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network found that LGBT students face discriminatory barriers when attempting to access the benefits of safe, inclusive team sports and physical education classes.

Boy Scouts Community Relations Director Quietly Advocates Antigay Policy Change
February 20 2013 2:55 PM ET

Boy Scouts Community Relations Director Quietly Advocates Antigay Policy Change

Sunnivie Brydum

Willie Iles, Jr., highlighted historical discrimination within the Boy Scouts of America at a fundraiser in Fort Worth, Texas.

February 16 2013 11:34 AM ET

Missouri Teen Allowed to Attend Prom With Boyfriend

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Boy Scouts Will Hire Convicts, But Not Gays
February 14 2013 1:28 PM ET

Boy Scouts Will Hire Convicts, But Not Gays

Sunnivie Brydum

According to an employment application for the organization, "conviction of a crime" is not an automatic disqualifying factor, but being an "avowed homosexual" or atheist is.

Indiana Town Launches Gay Panic Over Prom
February 11 2013 4:21 PM ET

Indiana Town Launches Gay Panic Over Prom

Clea Kim

Some parents, students and a teacher in Indiana are rallying for a separate high school prom banning gays.

Boy Scouts Say Member Leaked Potential Antigay Policy Change
February 09 2013 1:41 PM ET

Boy Scouts Say Antigay Policy Change Was Leaked

Sunnivie Brydum

News that the Boy Scouts of America was considering revising its long-standing ban on gay members was made public through an unintentional leak, reports the New York Times.

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