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Dakota Basinger is a 21-year-old man who was recently diagnosed with HIV. Last week, in the middle of his team’s playoff basket ball game, he was removed from the game by a referee who told him he would no longer be able to play for the league because he was HIV positive.
A transgender student at a New York high school is being blocked from attending prom with his girlfriend because he is transgender.
Eric Snyder is a gay 17-year-old from upstate New York, who was tired of hiding a part of his identity. A member of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) since he was five, Eric was not open about being gay until recently, because he did not have much support at school, in his community, or even in his Scouting troop.
Robt Seda-Schreiber, a middle school teacher in East Windsor, New Jersey and his students are performing a one-act play dealing with bullying and acceptance of diversity.
"The Three F**s Checklist of Floatplane Flying Could Save Your Life!"—thus reads the cringe-worthy title of an otherwise benign article written by pilot Philip Mattison for Midwest Flyers Magazine.
Monica Jones, a transgender woman of color and activist living in Arizona, was arrested and found guilty by a judge of "manifesting prostitution."