One of the featured stories at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Saturday was #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson, who talked about his activism, social media, and the intersection of being Black and gay.
From November 8-14, thousands of students across the nation will be participating in taking a stance against sexual assault on college campuses during the third It's On Us Week of Action.
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Joining in on the international campaign was Chief Kevin O'Connor and Columbus Division of Fire from Columbus, Ohio.
YouTube sensation Raymond Braun spent much of his Spirit Day supporting LGBT youth across various platforms, both in person and on social media.
As a part of Vito Cammisano's YouTube channel, he released four videos, including a video with Michael Sam, for Spirit Day to show his support for LGBT youth.
Spanning across different cause spaces, organizations like the ACLU, Human Rights Campaign, Planned Parenthood, Rock the Vote, National Center for Trans Equality, NYC Black Pride, and the world's largest youth-serving group DoSomething.org made visible their support for their LGBT constituents and folks worldwide known.
"To not feel supported sets them up for a dangerous situation," Lynette added, noting the loss of numerous bi and trans youth to suicide has left a deep sadness throughout the community as a whole.