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.

"Don't Say Gay" Bill Delayed in Legislature

Tennessee's proposed legislation that would prevent the discussion of LGBT people in schools was scheduled to be heard in the state House Education subcommittee, but a hearing was delayed until next week.

WBIR
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February 9, 2012
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Asher Brown's Parents Face Harassment

Amy and David Troung are suing the Cypress Fairbanks School District and have successfully lobbied for new laws to safeguard would be victims.

The effort has apparently earned them enemies

"They are trying to intimidate us. They are trying to harass us into keeping quiet," said David Troung, Asher's stepfather.

MyFoxHouston.com
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February 6, 2012
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Rolling Stone: 'One Town's War on Gay Teens'

Rolling Stone examines several deaths by suicide in the Anoka-Hennepin school district, and how the district's refusal to let teachers support LGBT young people is hurting its students.

Rolling Stone
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February 2, 2012
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