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.

Largest amount of money ever donated by a live person to a LGBT center being used to support homeless youth

Anita May Rosenstein, great-granddaughter of the founder of May Department Stores Co., recently donated an astounding $6.5 million to the Los Angeles LGBT Center to support homeless LGBT youth.

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VIDEO: Teens come out, band performs at schoolwide, student-led assembly

This past Friday, the NYC Lab School exhibited what it means to truly come together in support of LGBT pride during its annual Pridefest, when students came out and Great Caesar performed their hit single.

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A family of trans advocates and their tenacious daughter who started it all: an #LGBTQfamilies Day story

Jeanette looks back on how her family grappled with media attention, became dedicated advocates, and strengthened their commitment to unconditional love when they learned their youngest child is trans.

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Beating bullying: How England and Wales are combating LGBT hate crimes in schools

Yesterday was the launch of a new campaign designed to tackle homophobic and transphobic abuse in schools in England and Wales.

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College athlete kicked out of his Christian school for being gay

In a poignant article posted on Outsports, former William Jessup University distance runner Anthony Villarreal details his story of his emotional discovery of his sexual orientation, coming out to his unaccepting Christian mother and peers, and finally being kicked out of college only 8 classes away from receiving his bachelor degree.

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