The Hinterlands, An Original Musical Web Series Tackles Gay Teen Bullying

When you live in the middle of nowhere, growing up gay is pretty much the worst thing you can be.  The Hinterlands is an original musical web series about Paul, a 16-year old kid who lives in a rural area where there are few resources and little … [Continue reading]

LGBT Shortfilm

I was contacted by an aspiring filmmaker who just successfully completed a lesbian short film that was shot in New Jersey and New York. "'Reds & Blues' takes place in Asbury Park, NJ in 1997. It is a visual journey into the thoughts of Daphne, … [Continue reading]

Miles Grady

3d man tied with text 'fraud' after committing crime.

With such a title as "Miles Grady", you might wonder what this is all about. We love to reach out to our fellow LGBT members of the community on a wide variety of issues, not just stuff involving "our issues". Finance matters as well. Since we … [Continue reading]

Weary of Bullies – Stand Up to Them

Bullying

Bullying is a problem that exists in virtually every single school. In fact, we can't think of a school that doesn’t have a bullying problem. Of course, statistics can be brought in and said that some schools have less of a problem with bullying than … [Continue reading]

Leave Your Worries Behind – You Have More Allies Than You Thin

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The world of a gay teen can be pretty stressful if we really think about it. You have so many different emotions going on at once. You want to be accepted, you want to be liked, you want to have friends, you want to make sure that you have people … [Continue reading]

Know Your Rights at School – Always!

Going back to school

Going back to school has never been such a transitional time in a gay teen's life the way it is now. Just because you get all of your school supplies and your backup doesn’t mean that you’re necessarily ready for school. You need to know the rights … [Continue reading]

Finding Yourself as a Gay Teen Comes First

Gay Teen

You need to make sure that you reach for your own happiness. In a perfect world, I wouldn't even need to say this. However, the world that we live in is far from perfect, and that means that we have moments where we just don't get things to connect … [Continue reading]

This Story Made Us Cry – But It’s Worth It

A lot of people that don't understand what it's like to be gay do harm without even knowing it. That's what I first thought when I read this story about a couple who lost their son to drug abuse. It didn't start that way, though -- he was a young boy … [Continue reading]

There’s Still Time Before School To Have Fun As a Gay Teen

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The summer is a great time to be a gay teen. Why? Because it's not really about being gay. You get to walk around with your shirt off, meet cute guys and pretty much have the time of your life -- in a world that's all about adventure and excitement. … [Continue reading]

Nervous To Come Back to School as an Openly Gay Teen – Don’t Be!

Back to School

Are you dreading going back to school? Does the idea of having to go back to school after coming out of the closet and admitting that you're a gay teen scaring the daylights out of you? I don’t blame you at all for this level of fear. Every time you … [Continue reading]