Posts by Joeli Katz, Youth Issues Intern

#BornPerfect campaign launched to end "conversion therapy" for LGBT youth across the country

The National Center for Lesbian Rights new #BornPerfect campaign aims at ending the dangerous practice of "conversion therapy" for youth in the next five years.Read More

Michelle Obama and other figures showcased alongside Irish LGBT youth in month-long exhibit

Photos of LGBT youth in Ireland will be showcased for a month at Ireland's National Photographic Archive in a new exhibit called Belonging: Irish Queer Youth.Read More

U.S.-sponsored LGBT teacher training curriculum developed in South Africa

A report entitled Teaching about Sexual Diversity and Challenging Homophobia-Transphobia in the South African School System was released this month at South Africa's University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) with funding provided by the United States Diplomatic Mission to South Africa.Read More

A children's book to celebrate pride

Just in time to celebrate Pride month, a children's book called "This Day in June" has been published to teach children (and parents) about LGBT culture and history.Read More

Public radio gives LGBT youth a voice

If you haven't heard of Outcasting, public radio's LGBT youth program, then you're missing out on some of the most honest and accurate representations of LGBT and allied youth in the media.Read More

Campus Pride and GLSEN to help connect LGBT youth and allies to colleges

Campus Pride and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have partnered to create the first-ever virtual National Online College Fair and Prep Day for LGBT youth and allies during their transition from high school to college.Read More

Honoring the legacy of Stormé DeLarverie and her fight against "ugliness"

Stormé DeLarverie, LGBT activist who played an integral role in the Stonewall rebellion of 1969, has passed away at the age of 93.Read More

FIFA takes action to address anti-LGBT slurs at the World Cup #StopTheSlurs

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup being broadcast around the world, it is crucial for FIFA to step up their game and help put an end to anti-LGBT slurs in soccer. Read More
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