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.
March 18, 2014

Gay teen possibly deported to Ethiopia: "Back in his country, it will be like death"

Immigration officials in Boston are threatening to deport a 19 year old gay student back to his home country of Ethiopia, a nation where LGBT relationships are illegal.

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March 18, 2014

New photo book from Pier Kids director will highlight Ballroom scene

Elegance Bratton, director of Pier Kids:The Life, has unveiled a second project, a photo book called Bound By Night, that captures a snapshot of the contemporary Ballroom scene.

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VIDEO: Children's book features young gay protagonist as "The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived"

Daniel Errico has written a new children's book, "The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived," that relays a fairy tale in which the main character—a young boy named Cedric—turns out to be gay.

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Transgender teen takes softball field with all the other California girls

Because of California's recently enacted law, AB 1266, transgender students like Pat Cordova-Goff can participate in actvities and facitilites that align with their gender identity. Al Jazeera America highlighted Cordova-Goff's story.

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March 14, 2014

Churches are losing a generation over poor treatment of LGBT people

A recent survey conducted by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that over the past ten years the number of Americans with no religious affiliations has more than doubled.

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March 13, 2014

Minnesota hopeful to pass Anti-Bullying Bill

After a year of being shelved, the Minnesota anti-bullying bill has made progress, despite the opposition's effor

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