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.

Trans Stories You Should Have Seen And Heard More About in 2012

Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.

No Longer a Silent Minority

Evangelical colleges have faced criticism over their attitudes toward gay students in the past. Indeed, even as officials at some of the colleges state that they accept that people are born gay, at many of these institutions, admitting to any sexual act outside of heterosexual marriage could be grounds for expulsion, and professors who argue that gay sexuality is compatible with faith may have a tough time being hired or staying employed. The most prominent group pressing for change has been Soulforce, which takes bus tours of campuses with anti-gay policies to call for change.

Inside Higher Ed
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December 17, 2012

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