Being LGBT at a faith-based summer camp
Christian summer camps often remove openly LGBT employees or campers, but several camps provide a template for inclusion.
Adam Kizer, bisexual teen, loses life by suicide after years of torment
When he was as young as nine years old, the life-threatening abuse from his peers started when they perceived Adam as "different." At that age, Adam narrowly missed being burned alive by escaping when other children tied him to a tree and doused him in gasoline, intending to set him on fire.
The Tyler Clementi Foundation launches the #Day1 campaign to reduce bullying and harassment
Read President Obama's Pride Month proclamation
June marks LGBT Pride Month, a time for celebrating and advocating for further acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the press release inaugurating the month, President Obama highlighted the major federal action promoting LGBT justice in the past year, the Executive Order on LGBT Workforce Discrimination.
Boy Scouts President: Continued ban on gay leaders "cannot be sustained"
It was announced today that Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, has urged, in the interest of preserving the BSA's autonomy and longevity, for a revision of the organization's ban on gay adults serving in leadership roles.