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.

Second Anti-Gay Attack in Ohio

Westerville South High School in the Ohio town of that name is the site of a second anti-gay attack on a student. Yesterday, a student at the school was called anti-gay slurs and then punched in the head several times and has had to undergo emergency medical testing in order to determine if he suffered a concussion.

Lez Get Real
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November 2, 2011
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NYPD Investigates Harlem Murder as Hate Crime

Just three weeks after 18-year-old Tayshana Murphy, a high school basketball star, was murdered in her Harlem, N.Y. apartment complex, anti-gay comments were etched in the stairwell on the same floor where she was shot. The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit has joined the murder investigation.

ABC
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November 1, 2011

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