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All posts tagged "youth"

  • Montgomery Co. Fliers Nixed

    The Montgomery County School Board voted 6-1 Monday evening to end the county's quarterly program that allowed community nonprofits to send home informational fliers with...

  • National LGBT Briefs: Texas Tragedy, Catholic Counter and a Union

    Teen Lesbian Couple Found Shot in South Texas A lesbian couple, Mary Christine (aka Kristene) Chapa, 18, and Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, were discovered Saturday,...

  • Mayor Set To Sign

    Mayor Vincent Gray (D) has set a date, June 22, to sign the recently passed bill to combat bullying, intimidation and harassment of youth in...

  • Town Hall Tackles Youth Homelessness

    Representatives of both local and national D.C.-based nonprofit groups shared their experiences of working with homeless LGBT youth Thursday night, May 31, at the ''LGBT...

  • Circle Celebration

    D.C.'s 16th annual Youth Pride celebration went ahead as planned Saturday, April 28, with periods of cloudiness and sunshine, but none of the showers that...

  • Lauper's D.C. Date

    She won't be belting out her signature songs, but Cyndi Lauper is heading to Washington nonetheless. It will be a visit for the kids. ''I...

  • Anti-Bullying Bill on Track for Vote in D.C.

    On April 20, as students around the country recognized the Day of Silence to remember LGBT students who lost their lives due to bullying or...

  • Youth Pride 2012: Youthful Measures

    Celebrating LGBT youth pride seems to gain traction with every passing year. People come out younger. Institutions working with youth – like schools, nonprofits, local...

  • Booths & Vendors

    Saturday, April 28thDupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m. Rain Date: Saturday, May 12 Advocate for Youth American University Beltway Bears Burgundy Crescent Catholic University DC area...

  • Speakers & Performers

    Saturday, April 28Dupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m.Subject to change Rain date: Saturday, May 12 SPEAKERS Andrew Barnett, SMYAL Franklin Johnson, Youth Pride Alliance Gustavo F....

  • Sweet 16 in Dupont

    While Youth Pride Day may have gotten its start in Dupont Circle, there was much more room out of the way down at P Street...

  • Bully Pulpit

    Last month, Bully was fighting for its life. After being handed an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America -- effectively ruining any...

  • SMYAL to host discussion panel on factors leading to LGBT youth suicides

    The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), the D.C. organization advocating for sexual-minority youth, is partnering with ''1 Lyfe @ A Time'' to host a...

  • Street Wise

    Growing up in suburban Maryland, the most dangerous element in young Cyndee Clay's life may have been going to public school. Hers was a conservative...

  • PFLAG and PFOX Debate MCPS Fliers on News Channel 8

    The ongoing debate regarding distribution of fliers by the group Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) to students at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), countered...