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.

Another step forward: NJ bans harmful "conversion therapy" for minors

New Jersey becomes the second state in the country to outlaw so called "conversion therapy" for minors. Today, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, will sign the bill that passed the New Jersey state legislature. New Jersey joins California as the only two states that bans the harmful practices for minors.

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August 15, 2013

Equality Forum announces 31 Icons for LGBT History Month including GLAAD founder Vito Russo

Equality Forum announced it's 31 Icons for LGBT History Month 2013, which include Vito Russo, Anderson Cooper, and George Takei, bringing their total archived icons to 248.

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August 12, 2013

Writer and LGBT advocate Tiq Milan pens op-ed about LGBT youth of color

Tiq Milan, a writer and an educator at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, an LGBT youth services organization, has penned an op-ed for BET.com calling for greater acceptance of LGBT youth of color.

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Breaking: Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect California's transgender students

Today, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that ensures the state's public schools will take responsibility for the well-being of all students, including the transgender student population.

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