I thought I'd share with you this very well-written response to Liam Payne by a gay teen, regarding Payne's controversial defense of Mr. Duck. (Phil Robertson) Just click here.
I love Sulu!!! Read about George Takei's challenge to the BSA.
"When we last checked in with Caleb Laieski — a gay teen from Arizona who started his anti-bullying activism when he was forced to drop out of high school at the age of 16 — he was in the middle of a month long lobbying crusade, meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill to garner support for the Student Non-Discrimination Act. Now, two months later, Caleb is back from his third trip to Washington D.C. this year, where most recently he was an invited guest of the White House to attend President Barack Obama’s LGBT Pride Reception on June 29." Read full story at
Bullied gay teen meets with President Obama, proposes LGBT youth advisor.
Daniel Radcliffe was honored with the Trevor Project Hero Award and dedicated it to "the real heroes," who he says "are the people who are staffing those call centers and picking up the phones, saving lives every single day." Read "Daniel Radcliffe Accepts Hero Award, Dedicates It to Suicide Prevention Volunteers."
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.
"According to the Washington Post, the first comic in the series, “Kevin Keller” No. 1, provides a broad overview of Kevin’s life experiences, describing his run-ins with bullies, his coming-out story, and his struggle to decide whether or not to pursue his dream of attending the U.S. Military Academy." Read full article 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.
Sunday's premiere of MTV's Teen Wolf will include an openly gay character played by Keahu Kahuanui. Read full article here.
It's nice to see that in some parts of the country, a gay couple can not only go to prom, but actually be voted king and queen. Read full story and watch video here.
Jay Jordan Hawke is author of the Two-spirit Chronicles, which includes: Pukawiss the Outcast, A Scout is Brave, and Onwaachige the Dreamer.