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Being a parent has always been a difficult job. Staying involved with school, chauffeuring to various extracurricular activities, and putting food on the table, all while trying to maintain a general atmosphere of love, support, and growth for your child. It can be more than a little complicated. Life can get even trickier if you’re unprepared when your teen comes out to you as non-binary. The initial flood of questions and concerns you have as a parent might be overwhelming,...

Openly gay teen, Keagan Roberts, has become one of the youngest elected officials in United States history after winning a place on his local council. The 19-year-old from South Berwick, located in Maine, won the second-largest share of the votes for a seat on the South Berwick Town Council – making him the youngest city

The queer singer-songwriters have worked together several times, notably on Charli XCX’s Out Of My Head and Tove’s Bitches remix, but this is the first time the two have released a duet – and it was worth the wait. “I met her in the summer, thinking life would get better but she’s gone now, took my heart and sunk with it, she was just as bad as the boys,” they sing on the queer heartbreak anthem, which features one...

Trans actress Sophie Giannamore has been cast in the reboot of classic series The L Word, titled The L Word: Generation Q. It’s not known if Sophie’s gender identity will be part of her storyline on the show. However, Sophie’s character, Jordi, is said to be “a rebellious teen with absent parents.” Sophie is best known for a role in The Good Doctor. However, Sophie was not the only announcement for the series. The Hollywood Reporter announced bisexual actress Olivia Thirlby,...

Screenshot via YouTube @PIX11 News The unfortunate story for all involved in which a bisexual Bronx teen stabbed his alleged bullies has gotten worse. The teen has been found guilty of manslaughter. In September of 2017, we shared with you the story of Abel Cedeno. Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation student Cedeno was allegedly being bullied, because of his sexuality and his race, by classmates Matthew McCree and Arane Leboy so frequently that he decided to bring in knives for...

Four Maryland teens who defaced their high school with anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist slurs were arrested after it was discovered that their phones automatically connected to the school’s wireless network, reports The Wahington Post. Glenelg High School seniors Seth Taylor, Tyler Curtiss, Joshua Shaffer, and Matthew Lipp broke into the school last May for a senior prank. The students, who used their T-shirts to hide their faces during the crime, claim that they only intended to paint “Class of 2018” in...

A gay teenager’s heartbreaking letter written to his parents explaining why he had to leave home after they refused to accept him as their gay son. Kent Mendez, 19, shared a copy of his letter – written in both English and Spanish – on Twitter Monday. The letter has been retweeted over 15,000 times and has received an outpouring of sympathy and love. “There hasn’t been a day where I haven’t cried or struggled to find the energy to get out of...
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Rest in power, Nigel. A gay teen from Huntsville, Alabama, has died by suicide after enduring anti-gay bullying. Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old freshman at Huntsville High School, was bullied at school by classmates because of his sexuality. He reportedly died last week. https://www.facebook.com/RocketCityPrideAL/posts/2201450500171312 Tennessee Valley Rocket City Pride, a local LGBTQ advocacy group, shared the news of Shelby’s death on Facebook with links to resources for queer youth in the region. “There are no words that can be said to make sense of...
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There has been a rise of homophobic hate crimes in Paris A 20-year-old gay man has been murdered allegedly by a stranger he met on his bus trip home in Paris. Known only as Daniel, he was traveling from Châtelet to Villejuif in Paris with a friend called Fred. The men decided to get a bus home at about 2.30am on Thursday 11 April. They met another man and invited him back to their apartment, according a fundraising page started by his...
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Thankfully, emergency services got to him in time A young gay man tried to attempt suicide after learning his boyfriend’s parents beat him up for coming out. The unnamed man, believed to be around 19 years old, was found at the top of a bridge in Puebla, Mexico. A passer-by called the emergency number at 5.46pm on 23 March. They saw a young man, on the ledge, about to throw himself off into incoming traffic. Emergency services raced to the bridge located between 14...
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Giovanni Melton's former foster mom reveals troubled history A father allegedly shot his 14-year-old gay son, with police attributing the killing in part to the boy’s sexual orientation. Henderson police in Nevada say 53-year-old Wendell Melton shot and killed his son Giovanni in the morning of Thursday 2 November. Sonja Jones is Giovanni’s former foster mom and said Wendell always had a thing against his son’s sexuality. She told 3 News: ‘He hated the fact that his son was gay. ‘I’m sure that inside...
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Gary Morris is a married 46-year-old British Airways pilot. Or rather, he was a British Airways pilot until he was busted trying to hook up with a teenager he met on Grindr. Morris connected with the 14-year-old boy called “Tom” on the hookup app back in December 2016. The two chatted for a while before Morris invited Tom over to his elderly parent’s house for a hookup in the wee hours of December 28. Unbeknownst to Morris, however, Tom was actually...
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An ex-cop from Missouri will spend the next seven years in prison not for having sex with a 17-year-old boy, but for taking nude pictures of him. 47-year-old Justin Watson was working as a highway patrol trooper in south-central Missouri at the time of the offense. He also umpired baseball games at Mountain View Liberty High, which is where he met the 17-year-old. The two engaged in a consensual sexual relationship. At some point, Watson took four x-rated photos of the...
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18-year-old Shankar Lal is starting to get some attention on his Instagram account. Why? Because of a video from two months ago. Earlier this year, Lal decided it was time for him to come out. He first did so by speaking privately to his family, which went… ok. While his family didn’t outright reject them, he told Buzzfeed News that they were also “concerned and taken aback.” "I approached this situation as an opportunity to educate them," he said. "I tried my...

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