Tag Archives: LGBT Youth

Treating Trauma: Top 10 for 2010

In which I review the 10 most read posts of 2010 at Treating Trauma. Continue reading

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Chicago Mental Health Professionals Speak Out Against Homophobia

A group of Chicago mental health professionals made this video to affirm “There is nothing wrong with being gay or lesbian”. Continue reading

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Tell LGBT Youth “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage has created the itgetsbetterproject on YouTube to reach out to LGBT youth at risk for suicide. Continue reading

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Day of Silence

The annual Day of Silence is held to highlight the impact of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Continue reading

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Kicked Out: Homelessness and LGBTQ Youth

LGBT people commonly face rejection by family, friends and community due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. For LGBT youth this may lead to homelessness. The anthology Kicked Out tells the stories of homeless LGBTQ youth. Continue reading

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