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.

Bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle of "The Read" podcast are going purple October 17 for #SpiritDay

Bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle, who discuss hip hop and pop culture's most trying stars on their weekly podcast, The Read, are joining millions of Americans by going purple for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.
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October 11, 2013

Oregon father killed during walk memorializing his gay son

When Joe Bell's son, Jadin, took his own life after being bullied for being gay, he began "Joe's Walk for Change." Joe was killed when struck by a semi truck while completing the walk.

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VIDEO: Betty Crocker comes out for LGBT families on National Coming Out Day

GLAAD is proud to share some out and proud families from Betty Crocker, a proud supporter of LGBT families. Betty Crocker's new video is part of the Families Project which spotlights diverse families around the country.

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October 11, 2013

Harvey Milk commemorated on U.S. postage stamp

The United States Postal Service announced they will issue a postage stamp with the image of LGBT civil rights leader Harvey Milk.

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New Jersey Superior Court denies motion to stay previous ruling for marriage equality

New Jersey is moving forward with a September 27th court ruling that will allow same-sex couples to marry, after the New Jersey Superior Court today denied the State's motion to stay the ruling.

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Health insurance exchanges might not be accessible to trans people

As health insurance expansion begins under the Affordable Care Act, the collaborative effort Out2Enroll seeks to educate LGBT people about their options. However, as Scout, the Director of the Network for LGBT Health Equity, points out, transgender people may not be receiving the resources they need to navigate the healthcare system effectively.

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