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.

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Protesting the media's abusive campaign against a teenage trans girl

The Pacific Justice Institute has been making headlines recently with their ant-transgender campaign of deception, including fighting legal protections of children in California and even pushing one young trans girl in Colorado to the brink of suicide with PJI's slander. Now, TransAdvocate is saying, "enough is enough."

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November 22, 2013

Nike continues its leadership for marriage equality

Nike is fully committed and supportive of the initiative to create marriage equality so that all employees are treated with respect in their workplace and the community

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November 22, 2013

New trans athlete website emerges

A new website has been launched about trans* inclusion in athletics

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November 22, 2013

ESPNW: Too many voices remain silent

As we get closer to the Sochi Games, fan and media attention will be drawn to U.S. athletes who are standing up and stepping forward to speak out about the policies in Russia. ESPNW's "Silence Is Not Golden" brings forward an excellent question, how many of those athletes will be women?

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November 20, 2013

VOTE: Brittney Griner as the #Impact10 female athlete in 2013

Vote for Brittney Griner on ESPNW as the female athlete who has made the most impact in 2013

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November 21, 2013

Virginia high school state tennis champ comes out on Twitter

Michael Drougas, a senior at Salem High School in western Virginia, comes out publicly in Outsports

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November 19, 2013

Transgender student's yearbook photo approved by Texas school

A South Texas school district has approved the yearbook photo of Jeydon Loredo, a transgender student wearing his tuxedo.

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