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.

Popular band fun. makes a stand for gay equality with The Ally Coalition

At fun.’s sold-out concert at Radio City Music Hall Saturday night, lines didn’t only form in front of booths to buy popcorn, T-shirts and booze. A dense and snaking one lingered around a table for The Ally Coalition (TAC), an organization formed by fun. to rally straight kids in support of a wide range of gay-related issues.

The New York Daily News
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February 5, 2013
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'Gravely distressed': Religion looms large over Boy Scouts decision on gays

Advocates on both sides of the issue have stepped up their campaigns ahead of the final decision: They’ve encouraged their backers to make their voices heard through a phone-in and email deluge, and Scout leaders ousted because they were gay will deliver petitions with more than one million signatures to Boy Scouts headquarters on Monday.

NBC
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February 4, 2013

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