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.

Transgender Awareness Week begins on Monday! #TransWk

Transgender Awareness Week, which helps raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face, begins on Monday, November 11.

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November 8, 2013

Gay California teacher and football coach harassed and fired

Burke Wallace was an English teacher and the head varsity football coach at Livermore Valley Charter Prep High School in 2012 until he was terminated because he is a gay man.

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VIDEO: Allies for Adoption launches to help foster kids, gay and trans parents

Family Equality Council has launched the collaborative Allies for Adoption campaign in honor of children in foster care, parents who are LGBT, and National Adoption Month. They've also made it really easy for you to spread the word.

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Parents sue Christie over NJ "conversion therapy" ban

A couple in New Jersey is suing Governor Chris Christie over his signing of a bill that bans so-called conversion therapy, claiming it is an unconstitutional intervention by the state in how they raise their son.

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Trans community supported throughout the country for #TransWk

Transgender Awareness Week 2013 starts today, and people all over America are organizing events to educate the general public and raise visibility around issues facing transgender people.

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November 7, 2013

Eye on the Media: Pacific Justice Institute continues to bully transgender teenager

Increased transgender protections will likely capture media attention, especially with California's School Success and Opportunity Act, or AB1266, getting national coverage.

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