All posts tagged "teens"

  • The Youth Pride Board, Who We Are, Sponsors & Leadership

    Letter from the Youth Pride Alliance Board of Directors Welcome to the 12th Annual Youth Pride Day! For over a decade we have been honored...

  • Honoring our Allies

    As part of its 12th annual celebration, the Youth Pride Alliance is honoring three allies who have contributed to the well-being and growth of GLBTQ...

  • Calling on Rhee

    Students at D.C.'s public high schools who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual were four times more likely to attempt suicide over the past year,...

  • Lawrence King Vigil

    About 150 people gathered around the Dupont Circle fountain on Monday, Feb. 25, to light candles and sing, ''We are Gentle Angry People.'' Angry over...

  • Now Open

    The Concerned DC Providers Coalition, a group committed to improving the health of ''young transgender women of color and men of color who have sex...

  • After School Special

    At 18, Christopher Barnhill wasn't necessarily going through a ''tough time'' when he started hanging out at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League's after-school Youth...

  • Safety Monitor

    The transition from July to August coincides with the phrase ''back to school'' creeping back into the collective consciousness. But with kids not due back...

  • Safety first

    High school may be over for recent graduate Robin Greenwood, a lesbian from Dearborn, Mich., but she's not going to write off the four years...

  • Comprehensive Curriculum

    Eighth and 10th grade students in Montgomery County's public schools will embark on a controversial sexual- education curriculum this fall that includes discussion of sexual...

  • Something to Talk About

    If you've ever caught any of the episodes from the third season of BET's College Hill, a reality show about eight black college students, you...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    Unlike the past two years, it didn't rain. And by midday, there was an exuberant mood and plenty to see and do at the 11th...

  • Talking About Silence

    It is perhaps the quietest day of the school year: The Day of Silence, a national effort in which students at high schools, colleges and...

  • The Birds vs. the Bees

    Parents representing Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum (CRC) generated buzz last week by protesting against Montgomery County's sex-ed pilot program with signs that read ''Health...

  • Troubling Times

    Why Rachel Crites and Rachel Smith committed suicide may never be known. When the two Montgomery County teens disappeared in early February, becoming a major...

  • Local News Briefs

    New Law Proposed for Youth in Clubs D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) has proposed legislation that would require all establishments in Washington that serve...

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