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.

VIDEO: Children's book features young gay protagonist as "The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived"

Daniel Errico has written a new children's book, "The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived," that relays a fairy tale in which the main character—a young boy named Cedric—turns out to be gay.

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Transgender teen takes softball field with all the other California girls

Because of California's recently enacted law, AB 1266, transgender students like Pat Cordova-Goff can participate in actvities and facitilites that align with their gender identity. Al Jazeera America highlighted Cordova-Goff's story.

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March 14, 2014

Churches are losing a generation over poor treatment of LGBT people

A recent survey conducted by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that over the past ten years the number of Americans with no religious affiliations has more than doubled.

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March 13, 2014

Minnesota hopeful to pass Anti-Bullying Bill

After a year of being shelved, the Minnesota anti-bullying bill has made progress, despite the opposition's effor

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SC legislature punishes colleges for assigning LGBT literature

South Carolina legislators cut funding to two colleges because the professors assigned LGBT-themed litaratre to freshmen to read. Despite attempts, the cuts have not been restored.

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