Posts by Odalis Garcia

Couples participate in Great Facebook Kiss-In supporting Michael Sam

May 16, 2014
In light of Michael Sam's draft to the St. Louis Rams and the fact that Sam kissed his boyfriend in celebration of being drafted, Editor-at-large of HuffPost Gay Voices Michelangelo Signorile called on the efforts of Facebook to stage a "Kiss-In."Read More

May 15, 2014

Arkansas woman follows in son's footsteps to create LGBT equality

Laura Phillips officiated the first same-sex wedding in Arkansas this past Friday, following the lead of her son Will who refused to pledge allegiance to the flag of a country that didn't allow marriage equality in 2010.Read More

May 9, 2014

Colin Higgins Foundation awards outstanding LGBTQ youth with Youth Courage Award

The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced the award winners of the Youth Courage awards, who will go on to receive a $10,000 grant and a trip to LA Pride. Read More

May 8, 2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez freed of battery charges

Jewlyes Gutierrez will no longer face battery charges placed after she defended herself against bullies.Read More

May 2, 2014

Video recounts how teens stand by as gay South African is brutally murdered

Last month, a 21-year old South African gay man, David Olyn, was brutally beaten and tortured to death while there were seven young onlookers. Now, a new video talks to friends and family about the impact.Read More

May 1, 2014

Gay and bi teens more likely to use steroids

A recent study by Dr. Aaron Blashill at The Fenway Institute shows that gay and bi teenagers are using steroids at a rate that's six times higher than straight teens.Read More

April 25, 2014

UCF student banned from fraternity because he is openly gay

George Dumont, student at University of Central Florida, says he has been banned from joining a fraternity because he is openly gay.Read More

April 25, 2014

Massachusetts strengthens anti-bullying bill

Massachusetts governor, Deval Patrick, signed a bill that will strengthen the 2010 anti-bullying law protecting LGBT students.Read More
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