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.

8-year-old allegedly murdered by mother who called him gay

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend. In the past, the couple had called Gabriel gay, punished him when he played with dolls and forced him to wear girls' clothes to school.

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FDA rejects deceased gay teen's organ donation because he was gay

Openly gay teen AJ Betts committed suicide over a year ago at his home in Iowa.

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Billy Bean, the Yankees, and at-risk LGBT youth give each other hope

Yesterday, former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean partnered with the New York Yankees to meet with LGBT youth in Manhattan.

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It's back to school season! Campus Pride's annual listing of LGBT-friendly colleges released today

Just in time for back to school season, Campus Pride has released its annual listing of LGBT-friendly colleges today!

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NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

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