Archives for October 13, 2010

Valuable Video

This video provides such encouragement that life can indeed get better for teens who are being bullied or harassed for their sexual identity as teens. The message? Hang in there, kids. Life will get much better if you make it through those tough teen years.

For those who are in positions of influence on teens: Let’s help promote openness, tolerance, and understanding.

National Coming Out Day

While many gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual individuals (and their straight allies!) celebrated this day of coming out to friends and family, we must remember there are still so many who are closed-minded and full of hate. As we pledge to protect our rights to live our lives with openness and peace, let’s also pledge to stop hate crimes, bullying and abuse in any way possible.

Check out this disturbing article about hate crimes committed by a gang of thugs: