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 17, 2013

Lambda Legal annouces new transgender resource hub after Maryland EEOC ruling

A transgender woman employed by a government contractor in the state of Maryland has reached a settlement in her case against her job, alleging physical and verbal harassment. With the help of Freedom to Work and Lambda Legal, it was determined that the company violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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GLAAD sponsors first annual LGBTQ Latino film festival

GLAAD is proud to sponsor a launch event for the first annual Latino/a Queer Film Festival (LQFF) on Sunday, June 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The event will feature films by and about LGBTQ Latinos that reflect the community's struggles, lives, and achievements.

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Forget merely anti-gay: FRC is a pro-'reorientation' organization

Peter Sprigg doesn't want an evangelical school to tolerate its LGBT students. Rather, he's calling for "ex-gay" class on campus.

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July 16, 2013

Watch for the next generation of LGBT leaders from Camp Pride

Today is the first day of Camp Pride, a Campus Pride program that brings together more than 75 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally students along with 25 advisors from colleges and universities across the entire country with the mission of building leadership capacity among LGBT and ally undergraduate college student leaders and to create safer and more inclusive campus communities in the United States.

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A boys' camp to redefine gender

Over the past three years, photographer Lindsay Morris has been documenting a four-day camp for gender nonconforming boys and their parents.

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July 16, 2013
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GLAAD and other LGBT organizations call for justice for Trayvon Martin

GLAAD has joined a coalition of national LGBT organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in issuing an open letter on justice for Trayvon Martin.

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