Young Adult

September 17, 2013

Snapshots: Faith leaders for non-discrimination, ENDA, and Jersey Strong

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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September 10, 2013

Video: World Suicide Prevention Day events, media, and activities

Today and throughout this month, The Trevor Project is helping to organize a lot of events and activites happening for World Suicide Prevention Day.

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September 5, 2013

Stephen Lovegrove, CSU student removed from work-study position for being gay, speaks to MTV

Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.

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August 26, 2013

New petition begs Charleston Southern University to protect LGBT students

A new petition requesting that Charleston Southern University in South Carolina add protections for students of all sexual orientations has been created by April Singletary.

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August 20, 2013

Campus Pride announces top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities for 2013

Campus Pride, the leading national organization for students and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students, announced "Campus Pride's 2013 Top 25 LGBT-Friendly College & Universities" list, in association with the Huffington Post.

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August 15, 2013

Equality Forum announces 31 Icons for LGBT History Month including GLAAD founder Vito Russo

Equality Forum announced it's 31 Icons for LGBT History Month 2013, which include Vito Russo, Anderson Cooper, and George Takei, bringing their total archived icons to 248.

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United Methodists could rescue Scout troops after Southern Baptists kick them out

Two denominations have very different views on a the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the gay Scout ban. While the Southern Baptists may be abandoning the program, the United Methodist Church is ready to step up.

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Update: ACLU joins the Martin Family's fight

This past Tuesday, GLAAD urged the public to take action and stand with the Martin Family after Chris Martin's school forced him to wash off his makeup. Since then, the signatures have grown to over 9,000 names. With the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) now taking action against the school system, an effort to make change in schools is being pushed by GLAAD, ACLU, and the Martin Family.

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Anti-Violence Project speaks out against anti-gay violence from the NYPD

GLAAD is working with the Anti-Violence Project to bring attention to anti-LGBT violence in New York City, including the most recent incident on June 3.

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March 20, 2012

Film Offers Refreshing Take on Gay Christian Youth Experience

Stephen Cone’s film The Wise Kids, which opened at ReRun Gastropub Theater in Brooklyn this past weekend, is a refreshing take on youth sexuality, both gay and straight, in Southern Baptist communities. Set in Charleston, South Carolina, the film features three high school seniors: About-to-come-out Tim, doubting preacher’s daughter Brea, and biblical literalist Laura, who all confront issues of identity, self-acceptance, and faith.

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