young gay/lesbian
"first they ignore you; then they laugh at you; then they fight you; then you win."            Gandhi    
"this is not a static process.  It will grow and change and be re-interpreted with each generation."
Paula Ettelbrick,  President of IGLHRC 
Young gay and lesbian talking: Personal stories
Coments:
beatlesrock2009 im a kind of young and Bi and i think my parents will just say im going through a phase or im just copying my brother (gay). so i just told my friends and they actually thought i was really cool and they were fine with it. of course this happened this week. so im going to wait to tell my parents cause im still dependent on them. im kind of relaxed and happy now that i told people.

lilipace that´s beautyfull!!really i admire you!!!!!:)  very very best wishes for you future!!!:):):)

julianajuliana   the music is a ittle louder..than ur voice..but thats ok..hehee
Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
James is a good example of what good guidance, love and encouragement to be your authentic self can do.

On Monday, the Vermont Senate voted and passed the Same Sex Marriage Bill 26-4!!!. During the prior week of hearings, 17-year-old James Neiley from Charlotte, Vermont, gave an inspirational, thought provoking testimony. Great job James!
17 year old James Neiley Speaks Out On Marriage Equality
Expert advice for gay teenagers and the parents of gay teenagers. Coming out is perhaps the most difficult and confusing time in a gay, lesbian or bisexual person's life.  Making the decision to go “public” with your life and sexuality is a huge personal decision. There's no ONE right answer.  We hope you benefit and enjoy your time on the site. Please let others know about this valuable online educational series.
Discovering your sexuality is a journey, it should be a joyful occasion.

Discovering your sexuality means 'getting in touch' with who you are sexually.

Interview with: Gabrielle J. Forman, Psychotherapist
Being Gay is Just as Healthy as Being Straight.
"Homosexuality, in and of itself, is not an impediment, it has been given as a gift" 

Interview with: Reverend Dr. Neil G Thomas
Senior Pastor, Metropolitan Community Church,  Los Angeles
GAY YOUTH: Love, Compassion, Support is what gay youth need.
"More than anything, gay youth need love, support and acceptance from their family members and friends."

Interview with: Maximilian E. Fuentes Fuhrmann, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychology/Gerontology
Discovering your sexuality is a journey, it should be a joyful occasion.
Discovering your sexuality means 'getting in touch' with who you are sexually.


Interview with:
Gabrielle J. Forman, Psychotherapist
Being Gay Is Just as Healthy as Being Straight
"Homosexuality, in and of itself, is not an impediment, it has been given as a gift" 
Interview with:
Reverend Dr. Neil G. Thomas
GAY YOUTH: Love, Compassion, Support is what gay youth need.
"More than anything, gay youth need love, support and acceptance from their family members and friends."
Interview with:
Maximilian E. Fuentes Fuhrmann, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychology/Gerontology
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Coming out is perhaps the most difficult and confusing time in a gay, lesbian or bisexual person's life.

Interview with: Vernon Rosario, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA
Department of Psychiatry
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Coming out is perhaps the most difficult and confusing time in a gay, lesbian or bisexual person's life.
Interview with: Vernon Rosario, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA
Department of Psychiatry
Advice: How do I tell my siblings?
How do I tell my parents?

Making the decision to tell others that you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender can relieve a great deal of stress and unhappiness.

Advice from: Rabbi, Elliot Dorff,  Ph.D.
Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
American Jewish University
Advice: How do I tell my siblings? How do I tell my parents?
Making the decision to tell others that you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender can relieve a great deal of stress and unhappiness and build self-esteem.
Interview with: Rabbi, Elliot Dorff,  Ph.D.
Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, 
American Jewish University
Coming out can be difficult. Be yourself.

It is a difficult process for everyone.  Be patient with yourself, it is your own process, come out when you are ready.

Interview with: Sara Farooqi
Board Member and Outreach Coordinator
Muslims For Progressive Values
Coming out can be difficult.  Be yourself,
and be patient with yourself, it is your own process, come out when you are ready.
Interview with: Sara Farooqi
Board Member and Outreach Coordinator
Muslims For Progressive Values
Young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people need a strong support group.

There are a lot of questions to be asked.

Message from:
Reverend Susan E. Wolfe
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church,North Hollywood, CA
Young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people need a strong support group.
There are a lot of questions to be asked.
Message from:
Reverend Susan E. Wolfe
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church,North Hollywood, CA
THE STRAIGHT TRUTH
to STOP all forms of bigotry and hatred based on fear and misinformation.