Young Adult

Your resource for news and information which features or directly impacts young adults; Frequent topics include K-12 schools and higher education, young adult media, young adult advocates, coming out, family and community acceptance, youth homelessness, and student advocacy including Gay Straight Alliances and safe schools initiatives.

Don Lemon, Zach Wahls Debate Anti-Gay Scoutmaster

We bet John Stemberger probably didn't know what he was getting into when he joined CNN earlier this week to discuss the Boy Scouts' ban on gay members. The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it would consider repealing the ban for scouts (but not for scout leaders.)
Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
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April 26, 2013
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April 25, 2013

Jennifer Tyrrell and the NOH8 Campaign urge Boy Scouts to end anti-gay ban

The NOH8 campaign has announced its plans to work with Jennifer Tyrrell, Ohio mom and ousted openly gay pack leader, on a new campaign. The NOH8 campaign is offering complimentary NOH8 photos to any Scout for equality who attends any upcoming NOH8 photo shoots in uniform and with a Scout ID to show their support for gay Scouts.

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April 25, 2013

Scouts For Equality Launches Leader Video Series

Scouts for Equality (SFE) is launching a series of videos discussing why it is so crucial for the Boy Scouts to work towards a full inclusion policy and drop their anti-gay ban. Their first video features Zach Wahls discussing his experiences as a scout with two moms.

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