All posts tagged "teens"

  • Federal Questions

    Discussion of LGBT bullying and youth suicide has led to increased efforts by organizations and individuals to eliminate – or, at least, lessen – both....

  • Helping Hands

    ''It has been unbelievably painful to have these kind of daily reminders,'' Eliza Byard, executive director of the Gay and Lesbian Student Education Network (GLSEN),...

  • Blowback on Bullying

    Every 18 minutes, one person ''completes'' suicide. ''We use the word 'completed' rather than 'committed' because committed makes it sound like a crime and that...

  • Empowered in Mount Pleasant

    On June 8 La Clinica del Pueblo welcomed members of the local LGBT community to see the site that will house its youth drop-in center,...

  • Booths & Vendors

    Youth Pride Day 2010 Saturday, April 24thRock Creek Park / 23rd & P Street, NW12 p.m. to 5 p.m. As of press time, in alphabetical...

  • Speakers & Performers

    Saturday, April 24th12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Rock Creek Park23rd & P Streets NWAs of press time. Subject to change. SPEAKERS Andrew BarnettExecutive Director, SMYAL...

  • Letter from the Youth Pride Alliance Board of Directors

    For over a decade we have been honored to host one of the few pride festivals dedicated to celebrating the dignity and courage of all...

  • Finding Hope

    Watch a random episode of The Simpsons and you may well hear a panicked Helen Lovejoy -- the reverend's wife -- screaming, ''Won't somebody please...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    It's been about six months since Andrew Barnett was appointed executive director of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League -- though he's been filling the...

  • Sun Day

    Click for 165 pics from the 2009 Youth Pride Day in DC There was something for everyone at Youth Pride Day at P Street Beach...

  • Strange Fruit

    The recent suicides by hanging of two 11-year-old boys in response to anti-gay bullying -- Carl Walker-Hoover in Massachusetts on April 6 and Jaheem Herrera...

  • Calling All Kids

    P Street Beach isn't really a beach, but that won't keep organizers of Youth Pride Day from making some waves with this year's lineup at...

  • Pulling Out the PFLAG Stops

    Washington is home to many national GLBT organizations working for equality on nearly every front. When you look at the lineup for one organization's upcoming...

  • Barnett Takes the Helm

    The board of directors at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL) announced Wednesday, Feb. 25, the appointment of Andrew Barnett as the executive director...

  • Lending an Ear

    In the District, people talk about HIV/AIDS -- a lot. Of course, with a statistical profile that puts D.C. on par with sub-Saharan Africa when...

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