(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal judge in central Arkansas on Wednesday issued a temporary injunction to a constitutional challenge to the state's first-of-its-kind ban on gender-affirming health care for transgender youth -- meaning the ban will not take effect next week, a victory... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal courthouse in central Arkansas on Wednesday will be the site of a consequential moment for the LGBTQ+ community in the state -- and for health care precedent across the country -- as a federal judge is slated to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three new books are aiming to help educate children and adults about nonbinary and transgender youth. The GenderCool Project, a youth-led movement that works to replace misinformed opinions on transgender and nonbinary youth, has partnered with A Kids Book About to release... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- LGBTQ youth of color and transgender and nonbinary youth have a greater risk of suicide than their peers, especially if they have experienced discrimination, according to a new survey. The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The faces of climate change activism have been dominated by young people in recent years, from Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to thousands of young people organizing and protesting in the United States. As President Joe Biden prepares to host a climate change summit... Read More.
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Six men were arrested Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into claims of sexual assault at a state-run youth detention center in New Hampshire, authorities said. The Sununu Youth Services Center, formerly known as the Youth Development Center, in Manchester has... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
What is Cocoon House? Since 1991, Cocoon House has been the only agency in Snohomish County exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-24. Their services include emergency shelter, long-term transitional housing, outreach, case management, advocacy,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Ice-T just marked his 22nd year playing NYPD Sergeant Finn on the NBC drama Law & Order: SVU. The actor says he still counts his blessings, saying he was a troubled youth who used to run from police who now plays a respected officer... Read More.
By DR. NANCY A ANORUO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- E-cigarettes have long been touted by manufacturers as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but new research adds a dangerous twist, finding e-cigarette use can increase the risk of becoming a... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the cold weather sets in and coronavirus cases continue to climb, an unlikely winter staple is quietly emerging as a major threat to public health: Youth hockey.In... Read More.