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Implications of Pandemic Pose Significant Risk to LGBTQ Youth

Mental Health Concerns are on the Rise Since Closing of Schools

The coronavirus outbreak is presenting LGBTQ youth with a new set of unique challenges. The widespread school closures throughout the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are preventing LGBTQ youth from accessing vital resources provided by schools.

Social Connectiveness at a Distance

Time Out Youth Goes Virtual to Support Area Youth

In its 39-year history, Time Out Youth Center (TOY) has, in one way or another, provided face-to-face support for area youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. That all changed during the week of March 22, as Charlotte and Mecklenburg County joined the growing list of areas around the country under a “stay at home” order.

Transgender youth treatment options

A Look at What’s Available for the Young

The medical treatment options for transgender youth include both psychological and social therapies, in addition to measures taken to better align an individual’s physical exterior with their gender identity.

Small town. Big turnout.

Rock Hill Business Hosts LGBTQ Youth Fundraiser

Upon retiring from her political career as a field director in Washington, Brittany Kelly began making efforts within her own local community. She is an avid LGBTQ advocate and ally and decided to utilize her and her husband’s business as a platform to promote love and acceptance by planning an event that she hoped would do just that.

Youth essay contest submissions sought

Winner to Receive Cash Prize

In honor of those young people at the forefront of the LGBTQ community, qnotes and Time Out Youth are hosting the 2020 Youth Essay Contest and seeking essay submissions from youth aged 13-20 years old.