Social Media Supports LGBTQ Teens When Face-to-face Communities

By Linda Charmaraman, Wellesley College today’s youth grown up on the internetand social media, especially LGBTQ youth, served as a space to develop their identities. Scholarship on the online experiences of LGBTQ youth has traditionally been cyberbullying. But understanding both the risks and benefits of online support is key to helping LGBTQ youth thrive both …

Removing Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ Community

Dr. Reviewed by Sue Yom As executive director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, scoutknows better than most the importance of staying up to date on cancer screenings. Still, Scout says he often delays his own screenings for human papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical cancer. Being a transgender man with a cervix may trigger the process …

7 Tips for LGBTQ Parents to Help Schools Fight Stigma and Ignorance

By Abbie E. Goldberg, Clark University Many parents want to ensure that their children are in classrooms where they and their families are respected and embraced. However, as psychologist and researcher who has Examined LGBTQ parents’ relationship with schools For over a decade, I’ve found that LGBTQ parents often have specific concerns about inclusion and …