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.

LGBT youth push boundaries and spark progress toward equality

Jessica Urbina of #JessicasTux received a formal apology from her high school for removing her photo from the yearbook, and Nasir Fleming became the first gay male prom queen in the history of his Connecticut high school.

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PHOTOS: Amazon receives 125K petitions hand-delivered by LGBT scouts, locals, advocates

Today, GLAAD was on the ground in Seattle with LGBT youth, adults, and local advocates as they delivered more than 125,000 petition signatures to online retail giant Amazon at the company's headquarters in Seattle.

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Lawyer says jailed Conn. transgender teen 'deteriorating' despite move within prison

Aaron J. Romano, an attorney for the transgender teenage girl imprisoned in Connecticut, says that the girl's situation has not improved following her move to a different area of the adult prison, according to The New Haven Register.

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Music video supports Ali Forney Center and generates awareness about homeless LGBT youth

Homeless LGBT survivors created a music video "Where You're Sleeping Tonight" to support the Ali Forney Center and raise awareness about homelessness and violence.

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