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Allow gay-straight alliances in all B.C. schools: NDP MLA

The province should ensure all schools, public and private, allow gay-straight alliances for students, according the NDP.

Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert called on the Ministry of Education Thursday to join Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan in legislating students’ right to establish the peer-led support groups when confronted with homophobic discrimination and abuse at school. 374 more words


Building Competency in Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Youth

Aloha, and welcome! If you attended today’s conference, Building Competency in Serving LGBT Youth, at Ko’olau Ballroom, we appreciate your participation and support. We are pleased to introduce this website as an additional resource to support and encourage you as you continue your valuable and challenging work in serving our LGBTQ youth within our Hawaii communities. 244 more words


Lo personal es político

Tras un descanso involuntario de este refugio, y por descanso entiéndase un merecido escape hacia la isla de los piononos y las alcapurrias junto a mi nueva familia, seguido por cuatro semanas de 48 horas de trabajo y algunas celebraciones socialmente deseables, finalmente reingreso en mi guarida. 218 more words

Institutional Gay Bullying

Lost and Found: Rescuing Atlanta's LGBTQ youth

BY:  Brittany Grayer, Kim Riggins, Shawn Vinson and George Waits

The parking lot at 2585 Chantilly Drive in Atlanta is small but packed with cars. Inside, a small group of teens sort through boxes and grocery carts full of donations for this local thrift store, Lost n Found Youth. 1,771 more words

Bruce Jenner: Choose Your Response Wisely

Whenever a celebrity comes out, it’s a teachable moment. There’s no doubt that coming out in the public eye requires a lot of courage, but also offers a huge opportunity to reshape the attitudes of society. 423 more words


Gay is NOT Okay...as an Insult.

I took the baby to the park-something we do fairly frequently-and for the first time we came across some graffiti. Honestly, I should be more surprised we haven’t come across some before considering the park is next to a high school. 366 more words