In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.
MTV today launched the "Look Different" campaign – a multiyear combination of on-air and digital content plus the power of social media – to give youth the tools and the forum to discuss hidden racial, gender and LGBT inequality in society.
The United Nations Free & Equal campaign has shared another video promoting equality for LGBT people around the globe. This time, they are targeting India with a Bollywood-style video starring Indian actress Celina Jaitly.
The National Coalition for the Homeless and the Ali Forney Center have joined together to launch the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, a collaboration that will build a grassroots campaign to demand a national response to youth homelessness.