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.
June 4, 2013

Employment discrimination pushes LGBT youth into the closet

A new report by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows that LGBT workers face bias and discrimination in the hiring and recruitment process, on-the-job inequality and unfairness, and wage disparities.

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June 4, 2013

Care with Pride: Campaign to End Bullying

PFLAG teams with Johnson & Johnson for second annual 'Care with Pride' campaign.
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June 6, 2013

Local Cleveland LGBT adovacy group meets with Cleveland Plain Dealer to discuss Anti-Trans reporting habits

On May 22nd, Jacob Nash of Margie's Hope and Cleveland Transgender Community Outreach Committee met with faculty of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to further discuss its transgender reporting habits.

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June 4, 2013

Dr. Michele Angello to release a Trans 101 guidebook to parents, family, and communities of Transgender youth

On June 12, Dr. Michele Angello, a clinical sexologist and gender specialist will be releasing "On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide to Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth". On The Couch with Dr. Angello is a Trans 101 course book that will help parents, families, and communities of Trans identified children navigate through society.

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June 4, 2013

NCAVP report: 2012 hate violence disproportionately target transgender women of color

2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.

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Revealing Report Examines Hate Violence Against LGBTQ And HIV-Affected Communities

Today the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) released our annual Report on Hate Violence Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Communities in the United States in 2012. Last year saw unprecedented progress for LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities in the United States. In that same year, 25 people were killed due to their sexual orientation and gender identity. And those are the confirmed and reported homicides that NCAVP knew about – there could very well be more.
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June 4, 2013

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