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.

Camp Unites Transgender Kids On Outskirts

On the volleyball court, a boy spiked a shot and his teammates cheered. Nearby, some campers lay on mats, doing yoga stretches. A girl executed a series of cartwheels. Over in drama, the kids performed a “cranky old lady” talk show; everyone cracked up.

The Boston Globe
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September 4, 2012

California Anti-Bullying Law Being Ignored in Long Beach

The legislation known as "Seth's Law" requires districts to update their anti-harassment and anti-bullying policies and include actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, as well as race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, disability and religion. But an investigation by the Long Beach Press Telegram revealed that none of the six Long Beach area school districts complied with the bill's July 1 deadline, and only one, Long Beach Unified School District, has since met the requirements.

Long Beach Press Telegram
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August 29, 2012

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