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.
October 28, 2013

Survey: LGBTQ youth are more inclined to report sexual harassment

Research and data collected as part of The Teen Health and Technology online survey has revealed that LGBTQ adolescents were more likely to report being sexually harassed when compared to their straight piers.

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October 25, 2013

Report: A great majority of LGBT adults favor working in a marriage equality state

60 percent of gay and lesbian adults would reject a job promotion if it required them to move to a state where their marriage is not recognized (up from 33 percent last year).

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October 25, 2013

Western Michigan University launches mentorship program for LGBT graduates

Western Michigan University started The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Ally Career Mentorship Program to help LGBT graduates better prepare for the many challenges they will face when they enter the job market.

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October 25, 2013

LGBT CEOs pressed to advance the movement

Christopher Bailey's appointment as CEO of Burberry emphasized some of the steps made in workplace diversity, but there is still a great deal of work that needs to be done.

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October 25, 2013

LGBT youth disproportionately represented among homeless youth

A report from the Center for American Progress showed LGBT youth are at a far greater risk of winding up homeless and being abused on the streets.

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October 25, 2013

Scores of LGBT Russians seek asylum in the United States

Russia’s anti-LGBT propoganda laws and growing hostilities towards the LGBT community have caused an upswing in asylum requests in The United States.

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In Kentucky, one United Way stops funding Boy Scouts as another considers withdrawing

The United Way of the Bluegrass will not make its usual $96,000 donation to the Boy Scouts of America's Blue Grass Council this year due to the Scouts' continued ban on gay adults, it was reported this week.

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