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.

ENDA to be introduced on Thursday

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is set to be introduced in both chambers of Congress on Thursday, according to multiple sources, but without major changes that were previously under consideration.

The Washington Blade
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April 23, 2013
April 22, 2013

Zach Wahls appears on CNN to debate against Boy Scouts anti-gay policies

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Gay Filmmaker Helps Boy Scouts Earn Cinema Patches, Teaches Them About Acceptance

Gay filmmaker Todd Bieber is one of the many proud Eagle Scouts fighting for equality instead of giving up on the organization that helped shape his childhood. Rather than returning his Eagle Scout badge like so many of his peers, he decided to become a merit badge counselor and pay it forward by giving young scouts the opportunity to learn through experiences he didn’t get.

 

A documentary of the process:

 

Queerty
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April 22, 2013
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April 22, 2013

Brothers petitioning BSA to lift ban so both can be Eagle Scouts

Lucien Tessier, 20, and Pascal Tessier, 16, of Kensington, Maryland, are openly gay brothers

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