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.
July 23, 2013

Roundup: Discussion of the Trayvon Martin case

In the week and a half following the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, news outlets of all types have been flooded with commentary about the case and its broader implications.

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July 19, 2013

Father Peter Daly: The Catholic Church should support Boy Scouts' LGBT inclusion

Father Peter Daly, a The National Catholic Reporter columnist, published an op-ed praising the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to include gay youth. Father Daly, a pastor and former Scout, outlines why it is in the Church's and BSA's best interests to support inclusion for all Scouts.

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July 20, 2013

LGBT Catholics share their stories at World Youth Day

Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Catholic organizations is sponsoring six young Roman Catholics are on their way to the church’s World Youth Day in Rio de Janiero. Their message: that the church must treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with respect and advocate them.

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July 19, 2013

Boy Scouts official: Gay Scouts welcome at Jamboree

Gay Boy Scouts are apparently welcome at the National Scout Jamboree, Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) Jamboree director, Larry Pritchard, confirmed to the West Virginia Gazette on Thursday.

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Jewish daily newspaper highlights transgender rabbis in new series

The Forward, a daily Jewish newspaper available online, has published a series of profiles on six transgender rabbis and rabbis-in-training.

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"The Fosters," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis among Teen Choice Awards nominees

The final wave of nominations for the Teen Choice Awards were announced today. Among the nominees are several LGBT-inclusive shows, movies and music.
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