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.
March 21, 2014

Campus Pride hosts Google+ Hangout: “Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships” Wednesday, March 26

This coming Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6pm EST Campus Pride will be hosting a Google+ Hangout: "Finding a LGBT-Friendly Campus & Scholarships."

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March 20, 2014

Watch these awesome stories from Fusion TV highlighting online transgender youth support

The Internet hasn't always been a safe space for young people, specifically young people in the LGBT community. Yet across the nation many people who identify as transgender are finding comfort on sites such as Tumblr and YouTube.

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March 20, 2014

High School teacher under investigation for insulting Facebook post

Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia, science teacher David Foggin came into spotlight after posting a picture on Facebook of a poster advertising meetings for the PSHS GSA club, making fun of the organization and students.

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Fred Phelps wrote an American horror story; his grandkids are writing legacy

The true legacy of Fred Phelps is playing out through voices that he could not control, no matter how hard he tried: his grandchildren who have left the Westboro Baptist Church in recent years.

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Marcel Neergaard takes a break from anti-bullying advocacy to talk to Fusion

Marcel Neergaard, a 2013 GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador, was on Alicia Mendez Tonight on Fusion to talk about his personal story and his advocacy for anti-bullying legislation in Tennessee.

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March 19, 2014

Openly Transgender soldier speaks to Vocativ magazine

Jake Eleazer, an Army drill instructor, spoke to Vocativ online magazine about being transgender in the military. Jake has been an exemplary servicemember for the past 8 years but since coming out his military career is uncertain as the administrative separation process has begun.

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March 18, 2014

Gay teen possibly deported to Ethiopia: "Back in his country, it will be like death"

Immigration officials in Boston are threatening to deport a 19 year old gay student back to his home country of Ethiopia, a nation where LGBT relationships are illegal.

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