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.
November 19, 2013

Transgender woman of color murdered in Detroit

In Detroit on Friday, the body of a transgender woman was found in a trash bag and has not yet been identified.

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Sally Ride, remembered for achievements and education advocacy, to receive Medal of Freedom

President Obama will give the United States’ first woman in space, Sally Ride, who was also a lesbian, the highest award for which a civilian is eligible.

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November 18, 2013

Passionate commentary seeks justice for murdered transgender woman

November 14th commemorated the fifth year since the brutal murder of Lateisha 'Teish' Green.

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November 18, 2013

Attack of California transgender high schooler captured on cellphone video

A cellphone video has surfaced of a transgender high school student being beaten by several other students at a San Francisco area high school.
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Tonight's 'Glee' included a story on bathroom access for transgender students, learn how to Support All Students now [SPOILERS]

Tonight's episode of Glee on Fox included a storyline for transgender student Unique (Alex Newell) regarding access to restroom facilities at her public high school. All students deserve the same opportunities to be successful, and you can find resources and ways to help support trans youth now!
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