Posts by Dena Lagomarsino, Youth Issues Intern

Schools and GSAs came out for #spiritday

This past Thursday, we celebrated the fifth annual Spirit Day, and had a great number of schools and gay-straight alliances (GSAs) across the country participate. The effort went international, as well, and the day was used to educate, stand in solidarity, spread awareness, and celebrate.Read More

#spiritday interview with Alec Belle, youth author

Alec Belle is an online high school student, a self-published author of a compelling novel, and an LGBT youth who stands strongly against bullying.Read More

LGBT youth and allies take to social media for #spiritday

Today, as millions of individuals stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for the fifth annual Spirit Day, LGBT youth themselves, along with peer allies, are painting social media purple.Read More

LGBTQ Connect provides services for homeless San Franciscans

Last year in San Francisco—a city with gravely disparate living circumstances—there were 7,350 youth and adults experiencing homelessness, 30 percent of whom identified as LGBT, according to the 2013 San Francisco Homeless Count and Survey.Read More

After #spiritday, NYC GSAs will gather for group learning

This Thursday, we celebrate Spirit Day, a day when everyone from celebrities and corporations to schools and community members will wear purple and connect on social media to stand in solidarity against bullying and show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. Read More

Classmates rally around Canadian trans girl #Pink4Bella

"She felt right for the very first time," Isabella Burgos reads from her favorite book, "Be Who You Are!" Read More
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