California governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation Thursday that mandates the contributions of LGBT people be included in school lesson plans. Read full story here.
"A New York woman whose seventh-grade son committed suicide a year ago after being bullied by schoolmates is suing the city, alleging nothing was done to stop the abuse." Read full story here.
"According to a new survey, the majority of gay students in Minnesota have experienced some form of harassment in school." Read full story at "1 in 5 Gay Minn. Students Has Been Bullied."
Teen Nick and MTV advertisers were blasted this week by the Florida Family Association (FFA) for advertising during the teen drama, Degrassi. Read full story here.
Gay Teen, Brandon Holt, marched on the state Capitol protesting "don't say gay" and other hateful laws in Tennessee. Read full article here.
It'd be nice to see the rest of the nation follow California's lead. On the other hand, if you want to make gay teens feel welcome in California, how about getting rid of Proposition Hate? Read full article here.
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Despite a high-profile teen suicide, by a bullied gay teen, lawmakers fail to take the problem seriously. Read full article here.
Dan Savage, founder of the "It Gets Better" campaign, talks about anti-gay bullying and gay teen suicide. Read interview here.
Jay Jordan Hawke is the host of On the Edge and author of the awarding winning Two-Spirit Chronicles, which includes: Pukawiss the Outcast, A Scout is Brave, and Onwaachige the Dreamer.