Today is the four year anniversary of the death by suicide of Tyler Clementi. Sean M. Kosofsky, the Executive Director for The Tyler Clementi Foundation, shares a reflection on how the Clementi turned a personal tragedy into a public call for action.
Typically, the media portrays the Values Voters Summit as little more than a right-leaning political gathering. The truth is that the Values Voters Summit has an assembled roster that deserves accountability for their actions.
When Boston's Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley became the first bishop to publicly denounce the recent church worker firings for LGBT-related reasons saying the firings need to be "rectified," the New Ways Ministry's Bob Shine became hopeful.
KCRW's radio talk show, To The Point, recently featured a conversation about the epidemic of homelessness facing LGBT youth in the United States, despite apparent growing acceptance for LGBT people in general. The episode was based off an article in this month's issue of Rolling Stone Magazine on the same topic.