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!

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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

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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!

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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]

Live Life Loud Without Censorship

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Look, gay teens. It's time for me to level with you here: I've seen a lot of quiet gays lately. I'm sick of it. I'm sick of other gays thinking that they can't speak out. They feel closed off from the world. There's too much gay suicide and yes, even … [Continue reading]

Is It Really Time for Gay Teens to Just Relax

Trying to relax is something that just makes for a really rough time -- especially if the top of gay rights are on your mind. Of course it's on your mind as a gay teen. You can’t wake up in the morning without realizing that somewhere out there is … [Continue reading]

Do You Really Need to Disclose You’re Gay at Work

Disclose You're Gay at Work

Okay, gay teens -- there's a lot of ground to cover here. After all, you’re growing up and getting into a world that's truly more gay friendly than ever. That's not to say that we've won the war - not at all. The truth is that things are much more … [Continue reading]

Filing Taxes – Here’s a Few Things that You Need to Know as a Gay Couple

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Trying to figure out taxes is hard enough if you’re in a regular heterosexual relationship. However, what happens when you're in a gay relationship that's pretty serious? What happens when you get married in a state where gay marriage is legal? You … [Continue reading]