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.
May 16, 2013

Texas Senate passes bill with serious consequences for transgender Texans

State Senator Donna Campbell's bill states that no marriage license can be obtained with a document that lacks a photo - which includes many legal documents indicating that one is transgender. This bill seems intended to stop transgender people from marrying their opposite-sex partners.

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Weekend Challenge: 5 conversations on lifting the Boy Scouts ban at worship

Many places of worship have a coffee hour, or fellowship, or just people hanging out after the services to chat with one another. This is your time to share your belief that the Scouts should be open to all.

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May 16, 2013

Meet the extremists fighting to keep discrimination in the Boy Scouts

GLAAD released quotes from many of the most prominent figures arguing in the public sphere against allowing gay teens and parents to participate in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), exposing the true motivation behind their efforts: anti-gay animus.

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May 15, 2013

Rhode Island Transgender Girl inspires family to create trans youth support group

A transgender girl in Rhode Island has inspired her family to create TransFamily New England, a free and confidential group for family members of transgender, gender variant, or intersex people.

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Equal Scouting opponent says BSA only bans activists; is fibbing

John Stemberger, the man leading the opposition to Boy Scout inclusivity, claims that people are only denied opportunity in the Boy Scouts if they "promote gay activism."

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