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.

VIDEO: Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha says allies change public perception

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires talked with Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha about who changes the public perception of LGBT people in Uganda.

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VIDEO: Students promote marriage equality in moving school project

In a short and touching video, two young girls from Scarsdale, New York, courageously promote the cause for marriage equality.

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GLAAD @ Work: GLAAD releases HIV & AIDS media guide, Facebook changes policy, #GotYourBack on Vine, and more

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Erskine College releases anti-gay position that will inform "institutional decisions"

Last week, the Board of Trustees at Erskine College, a Christian liberal arts school associated with the Presbyterian Church in Due West, South Carolina, released a discriminatory statement claiming that sexual relationships between two people of the same sex are "contrary to the will of the Creator," while citing passages from the Bible.

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GUEST POST: Because our stories are also our weapons

The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.

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Trans Lifeline needs help to continue saving lives

Trans Lifeline, a hotline staffed entirely by trans people, needs help to raise money in the wake of transgender youth suicides.

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Big Freedia: "When straight guys come up to me to tell me they like the show, I know things are changing"

Big Freedia says South is more LGBT-inclusive and talks new dramatic season of Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.

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