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Just released - 2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to replicate and expand on a similar 2012 survey to identify  experiences of LGBTQ youth in their family settings, schools, social circles and communities. 312 more words


Mental Health Comorbidity Examined in Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

Mental Health Comorbidity Examined in Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth:

Research published in Pediatrics indicated a higher prevalence ratio of certain mental health disorders in transgender and/or gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth compared with cisgender controls, suggesting an urgent need for improved measures of social and clinical support.


Camp fYrefly notifies former participants, volunteers of data breach

Upwards of 700 former participants, volunteers and youth leaders of Camp fYrefly may have had their personal information compromised, according to the University of Alberta. 520 more words


Religion Linked to Increased Suicidal Thoughts Among LGBTQ Youth

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine published a study recently showing a link between faith and suicide among LGBTQ youth. This is what all that bigoted rhetoric from the evangelical Christians in and out of the church is doing to our children. 187 more words


Gender Discovery is a Treacherous Journey

A year ago I shared this on social media knowing in that moment exactly what my truth was – I am trans. Realizing this was no different than knowing that I had green eyes. 485 more words


What if tomorrow I woke up as a boy...

What if tomorrow I woke up as a boy? Would all my dreams come true? Would life suddenly and for the first time make sense? Or would I feel just as lost, confused, alone as I’ve always felt being told that I’m a girl? 243 more words


Now Accepting Applications for the Out4STEM Internship Program!

We are excited to announce the College of Physicians of Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of the Out4STEM Internship Program!

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