Tag Archives: gay youth

January 1st: Boy Scouts Of America To Begin Admitting Openly Gay Youths

The Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting openly gay scouts on January 1st. Under the new membership policy, youths can no longer be barred from the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or coed Venturers program solely on the basis of sexual orientation. However, gay Scouts will face some limitations. “Any sexual conduct, whether heterosexual or homosexual, by youth of Scouting ...

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Sexually Pure & Non-Flaunting

Here comes the alternative to the Boy Scouts. A conservative group said Tuesday it will form a rival alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, in the latest sign of backlash against the Scouts’ recent decision to admit gay youth. The splinter group, OnMyHonor.Net, said the new organization will offer an outdoors-oriented character-development program for boys similar to that of ...

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Fans Ask Tebow For Anti-Bullying Clip

Helped along by gay activists, a group of Denver Broncos fans are petitioning star quarterback Tim Tebow to make an It Gets Better video. More than 3,000 people have signed the petition started by Andy Szekeres, a Denver man who is also a political fundraiser. “The campaign is reaching people and changing lives,” says Szekeres, 28. “Within the gay community ...

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Glee Spoiler: The First Time

Stay out of the comments if you’ve not seen last night’s groundbreaking episode. Otherwise, dive in and dish!

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Loving Christians Deluge School With Threats Over Homecoming Lesbians

The San Diego-area high school which named a lesbian couple as their homecoming king and queen has been deluged with threats and hate mail since the story made international news over the weekend. On Monday, Superintendent Bill Kowba interrupted a news conference on the district’s financial troubles to comment on an issue he called just as significant as the budget. ...

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SAN DIEGO: Lesbian Couple Voted High School Homecoming King & Queen

Everybody say “Awwww.” Via ABC News: Two California high school students became one of the first lesbian couples crowned homecoming king and queen in the nation this weekend. Rebeca Arellano, a senior at Patrick Henry High School, was made the school’s first female homecoming king when her name was announced Friday at a pep rally. “They were chanting my name ...

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Gaga Performs Tribute To Jamey

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BUFFALO: Hundreds Attend Funeral For Gay Teen Bullying Victim

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HRC Denounces King Mistrial

Just in from Joe Solmonese: “It is disappointing that the criminal justice system has failed to bring closure to the family, friends and community that loved Lawrence. In the wake of the mistrial, and in honor of Lawrence, we will continue our efforts to prevent these types of tragedies by working with school districts across our nation to stamp out ...

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FLASHBACK: Make A Wish

If, like me, you were a barely-pubescent homosexual in the early 70s, perhaps you too spent your Saturday mornings wracked by bewildering lust for Make A Wish host and Grammy winner Tom Chapin. My mother was pleased that I was such an avid fan of an educational program. Heh. I still know this theme song by heart. “If you want ...

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What If Ann Coulter Had A Gay Child?

The very concept strikes her dumb. Ahem.

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High School Senior Comes Out At Assembly

It’s a lovely and astoundingly articulate speech. Watch this.(Via – Queerty)

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Born This Way

Born This Way: “A photo/essay project for gay adults (male and female) to submit pictures from their childhood (roughly ages 2 to 12) – with snapshots that capture them, innocently, showing the beginnings of their innate LGBT selves. It’s OUR nature, our TRUTH!” Hit the link for adorable baby queers.

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Glee’s All-Boy Katy Perry Cover

Has there ever been anything like this on American TV?

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Bullied By Gays

JMG reader Jeff points us to this satirical website, which reads: Due to the media attention being given to suicides by bullied gay and lesbian youth, we have decided to create a list of straight kids who have been bullied by gays and lesbians until they were driven to take their own lives. Check back later to see if we’ve ...

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Wicked Cast – It Gets Better

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“The religious right points to the suicide rate among gay teenagers — which the religious right works so hard to drive up as evidence that the gay lifestyle is destructive. It’s like intentionally running someone down with your car and then claiming that it isn’t safe to walk the streets. “Which is why I argued that every gay teen suicide ...

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A.J. McClean – It Gets Better

Backstreet Boys member A.J. McClean weighs in.

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ACLU Staffers – It Gets Better

Just in from the ACLU: We made our own videos to contribute to the It Gets Better Project, featuring several LGBT staffers from the national ACLU’s New York and Washington, D.C. offices. Staff from many different departments — including fundraising, database, and human resources — stepped up to contribute. The ACLU’s executive director, Anthony D. Romero, joined in the effort ...

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Maggie Gallagher On Tyler Clementi

“The suicide of that teen was not only a tragedy it was a crime. The young people who violated laws out of mindless desire to bully or embarrass or whatever the heck kids do this stuff will be prosecuted and probably jailed, I hope. Nothing in the press accounts suggest the kids who did this were motivated by homophobia, and ...

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