“Testimony” is a living art exhibition telling the stories of what it means to be young and lesbian, gay, bi or transgender. “Testimony” launched in October and continues to grow as a live exhibition online where you can view video, audio, portraiture, poetry, written reflections on youth, and youth speaking out about what it means to them to be LGBT and young.
Students have long been working to create Gay Straight Alliances and to make schools safer for all, including LGBT and allied students. This year it’s time to celebrate and honor those students with the first ever National GSA Day!
As part of a national conversation about anti-gay bullying and harassment, parents and students are standing up to say there is no room for dangerous bullying behavior in our schools. Students should be able to have relationships of trust and mutual respect with their guidance counselors, something that ex-coach Pat Lynch clearly violated with his reckless decision to distribute the “Hurt Feelings Report.”
A panel of 5 moms shared their stories of supporting their transgender and intersex children at the 3rd annual TransAction Gender Conference hosted by the Utah Pride Center in Salt Lake City this Saturday. Their stories were featured in the Salt Lake City Tribune.
The Make It Safe Project was started by Amelia Roskin-Frazee, a 14-year-old from San Francisco, to provide resources, in the form of books, to schools that lack the resources to keep their students safe. The project sends a Make It Safe Package of 10 books that address sexual orientation and gender identity to schools across the nation.
Non-profit digital media organization (and self-proclaimed ¡Latino instigators!) Cuéntame has announced the launch of a new video campaign called “An Honest Conversation” that focuses exclusively on LGBT issues in the Latino community.
This weekend San Diego’s Patrick Henry High named Rebecca Arellano Homecoming King and her girlfriend, Haileigh Adams Queen, making national news and prompting an outpouring of support – and also some apparently VERY negative reactions.