Category: Youth

Task Force condemns DeVos reversal of campus sexual assault protections

Task Force condemns DeVos reversal of campus sexual assault protections

WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017: Stacey Long Simmons, Director of Advocacy and Action, National LGBTQ Task Force, issued the following statement: “Today’s announcement by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration to...

Trevor Project, NCTE demand documents on Department of Education protection for LGBTQ youth

Trevor Project, NCTE demand documents on Department of Education protection for LGBTQ youth

Organizations seek evidence of how policy changes are impacting Department of Education’s oversight to protect students across the country The Trevor Project and National Center for Transgender Equality on Aug. 22 sent a request...

Gay board member slams school for deleting coming out yearbook quotes

Gay board member slams school for deleting coming out yearbook quotes

Matthew Ryan Hunt , a gay school board member at Kearney High School, which removed two gay students’ quotes about coming out of the closet from the school yearbook because they were potentially “offensive”,...

Trans and Gender Expansive Youth Group (Tangent) meets Aug. 1

Trans and Gender Expansive Youth Group (Tangent) meets Aug. 1

Tangent will meet at the LBGTQ Resource Center, 100 College Ave., on Tuesday, August 1st, 5:30pm-6:30pm. Our trans and gender expansive Youth Group meets the first Tuesday of every month with seasonal programming. This...

Rhode Island is 10th state to ban conversion therapy for minors

Rhode Island is 10th state to ban conversion therapy for minors

According to Andy Towle on Towleroad.com: Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has signed a bill into law banning harmful gay conversion therapy for minors, making the state the 10th in the U.S. to do...