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.

Group Opposes Requirement for Peer Educators in NY

Planned Parenthood's STARS program in New York State is a peer education program that requires participants to attend LGBT-inclusive events in order to foster understanding of diversity, but the group New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms opposes these requirements and intends to bring its concerns to the state legislature.

Lez Get Real
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December 28, 2011

Utah School Criticized For Telling Student's Parents He's Gay

Alpine School District in Utah has come under criticism for its decision to tell the parents of a student that he is gay. The school claims it was being "proactive" about preventing bullying. The parents of the students have decided to keep him home until attention surrounding the issue dies down.

Salt Lake Tribune
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December 15, 2011
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