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.

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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Delaware summer reading controversy comes to a surprising end

A high school in Delaware decided to completely eliminate their summer reading list following a controversy over a book with a lesbian main character.

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From urban to rural, a call for increased support for LGBT youth across the US

Organizations across the country have sounded a call for a boost in support for LGBT youth, many of whom experience discrimination and homelessness.

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Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles The Naming Project, an LGBT Christian youth camp

The Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighted The Naming Project, a groundbreaking summer camp that is a safe haven for Christian youth of all sexual and gender identities.

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New documentary highlights trans woman's relationship with her LDS Church upbringing

A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.

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Josh Hutcherson and Tegan and Sara show support for LGBT youth

Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson and musical duo Tegan and Sara, each long-time advocates for the LGBT community, are using their celebrity platforms to help LGBT youth.
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Iranian survey finds 17% of Iranian young adults report being gay

An official report issued by Iran's parliamentary research department has uncovered a surprising fact: 17% of young adults surveyed said that they are gay.

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Find out how LGBT-friendly your college athletics department is with this new tool

Campus Pride, the leading national educational organization for LGBT and ally college students, is launching a brand new Sports Index to assess college athletics departments on their LGBT-friendliness and inclusion.

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