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.
November 4, 2013

President Obama champions for ENDA in op-ed

President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.

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November 1, 2013

Heartfelt video reveals Illinois longing for marriage equality

A video produced by Illinois Unites for Marriage demonstrates the urgency behind the push for marriage equality in Illinois.

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GLAAD to media: Don't get duped by fabricated stories of transgender youth harassing students

Following the passage of the Schools Success and Opportunity Act, anti-transgender organizations like the Pacific Justice Institute have fabricated stories in order to scare people into opposing fair treatment for transgender students.

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October 31, 2013

Watch Hawaii move closer to marriage equality live

The Hawaii state Senate helped move Hawaii closer to marriage equality. With a vote of 20-4 in favor of marriage equality, the bill now moves to the full House for a hearing and a vote that will be much closer than the Senate vote.

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October 31, 2013

A new generation of AIDS advocates

AIDS advocates are beginning to bring the issue of HIV and AIDS to the front pages again. The movement to stop AIDS is not over is the message they are sending.

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October 31, 2013

Ali Forney Center thrives one year after Superstorm Sandy

The Ali Forney Center, an LGBT homeless youth organization in New York, will not be stopped in their efforts to end LGBT youth homelessness. Not even superstorm Sandy was able to stop them.

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