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.

Nebraska group reverses decision to censor LGBT-affirming teen

The Nebraska School Activity Association (NSAA) tried to prevent a student from reading his award-winning speech about acceptance and challenging stereotypes, but grassroots advocacy caused the group to reverse its decision within a matter of hours.

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Robert Oscar Lopez is angry that GLAAD gives a spotlight to his words

Robert Oscar Lopez is appearing at Stanford University this weekend, and he's bringing his persecution complex with him

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Illinois House Committee approves ban on anti-gay "conversion therapy" on minors

Representative Kelly Cassidy of Illinois is sponsoring a bill that seeks to ban the practice of so-called "conversion therapy" or "ex-gay therapy" on minors. Last week, the bill—titled the Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act--was approved by the state's House Human Services Committee in a 9-6 vote.

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March 28, 2014

Minnesota ban on so-called "ex-gay therapy" fails to pass

Legislation that would ban so-called "ex-gay" therapy failed to pass in the Minnesota Legislature.

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March 28, 2014

Azerbaijan Free LGBT says Love is Love

In honor of a young LGBT activist who took his own life earlier this year, a campaign began to commemorate his work for the LGBT rights in Azerbaijan.

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