Rejection by family. Bullying. Dropping out of school. Substance abuse. Suicide.
Studies show those risks imperil young lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender people at a greater rate nationwide than their young straight counterparts.
A new initiative operated by Birmingham AIDS Outreach this week received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to help LGBT youth in the metro area avoid those problems. The effort has also raised $62,000 from other sources since May 2012.
Gateway is pleased to be a part of this wonderful outreach program! To read the full article on Al.com, click here!
Posted on Thu, July 11, 2013
by Karin Park