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LGBT youth

Lady Gaga to launch anti-bullying foundation

Lady Gaga announces the creation of the Born This Way Foundation to take her anti-bullying work to the next level.

Cyndi Lauper explains why she gives a damn

Twenty to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, yet only three to five percent of the general population does the same. Shock was the first thing I felt when I heard this statistic, and then sadness that there are so many young people who are either thrown out of their homes or run away out of fear and despair because they are gay or transgender.

Seth Walsh's mother to honor her son's memory this Wednesday at Eden

Her son took his own life one year ago because of bullying, and Wendy Walsh wants to help make sure K-12 educators are empowered to advocate for other kids like Seth. She will be in San Diego on Wednesday, on the first anniversary of Seth's death, to remember him and raise awareness to these tragedies.

Cyndi Lauper to open shelter for LGBT young people on Sept. 9

The gay icon’s shelter on West 154th Street in Harlem will be called True Colors Residence and will support young people who have been kicked out of their homes and disowned by their parents or guardians.

White House honors GLSEN with Champion of Change award

GLSEN is saluted for two decades of pioneering work to fight bullying, violence and stigma directed at LGBT people in K-12 schools, and its contributions to efforts to prevent suicide among at-risk youth.