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.

AOL Originals' "True Trans" debuts #spiritday anti-bullying PSA

AOL Originals generously donated the ad space to take a stand against bullying, an epidemic that many young people, particularly LGBT youth, confront regularly. AOL Originals is among an ever-growing list of leading media outlets and corporations that knows equality is a positive, productive investment.

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October 10, 2014

Rock the Vote launches #TurnOutForWhat video challenge

Following their recent video's viral success, Rock the Vote just announced a new way to take action and get invovled in the upcoming 2014 Midterm Elections

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October 10, 2014

ABC Family's 'Chasing Life' is going purple for #spiritday

Chasing Life's Italia Ricci, Haley Ramm and Aisha Dee will be wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 16. The cast members recorded a video to encourage fans to join them in a stand of support for LGBT youth.

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October 9, 2014

ABC Family's 'Baby Daddy' cast is #spiritday purple

The cast of ABC Family's comedy 'Baby Daddy' will be wearing purple on October 16 for Spirit Day. The show's stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Derek Theler, Chelsea Kane, Tahj Mowry, and Melissa Peterman recorded a message of support for LGBT youth.

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Local media highlights bias against transgender 7-year-old in KY

Last week, Nikki Sullivan brought her 7-year-old transgender child to Owen County Elementary School in Kentucky, introducing her for the first time as her daughter. According to local news reports, the school has accepted her daughter and is working to protect her from bullying, but some parents are refusing to accept her gender identity.

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TV Land star Kristen Johnston is going purple for #spiritday

Kristen Johnston, star of TV Land's The Exes is asking fans to join her in going purple on October 16 for Spirit Day.

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