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.

World's best grandpa pens amazing letter in support of grandson

For many of today's LGBT youth, coming out to one's parents is a much less daunting prospect than it was in the past, as American society's growing acceptance of diverse sexual identities is often translated into a loving embrace within families.

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Frank Schubert - another year, another anti-LGBT agenda

Following the many recent victories for marriage equality at the state and federal levels, anti-LGBT activists are now finding other ways to profit off of inequality – working against protections for transgender youth.

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October 3, 2013

Nick Symmonds is Athlete Ally's latest Olympic Ambassador

Nick Symmonds, a two-time Olympian in track & field, is Athlete Ally's 27th Olympic Ambassador.

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LGBT Immigrants Stand Up for Dignity and Respect

On Oct. 5 I will be a voice in a national chorus. I will join others across 80 cities in mobilizing for the National Day for Dignity and Respect on behalf of our nation's undocumented men, women and children. With one voice we will say that the time for comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform is now. We won't live in the shadows, in fear of being deported or detained.

Huffington Post Latino Voices
October 2, 2013
October 2, 2013

The Atlantic Wire: Marriage equality "very likely" in New Jersey, "moderately likely" in Virginia, and "not likely" in Mississippi

Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in J

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Join Gender Justice LA at 'TransRoots Get Down' fundraiser this Saturday!

On Saturday night, October 5, the Los Angeles trans community will gather for food, fun and a good cause as they support Gender Justice LA at their annual "TransRoots Get Down" fundraising event.

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