Posts Tagged as ‘Gay’

because we found it: TODAY! The ‘It Gets Better Project’ book for LGBT youth launches

Today, the ‘It Gets Better Project’ is officially launching their book It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living.   The org, started by Dan Savage and partner Terry Miller, was in response to the spate of suicides in 2010 by gay teens who were facing continued harassment.  According to the [...]

March 22, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Dan Savage is the man behind the campaign that tells gay youth #It Gets Better

“If there are 14, 15, 16 year olds…12, 13 year olds watching this video, what I would love you to take away from it really is that IT GETS BETTER. However bad it is now, it gets better. And it can get great, it can get awesome. Your life can be amazing but you have [...]

October 1, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Matthew Shepard’s mother reacts to the newly signed Hate Crimes Act

If you didn’t hear, President Obama JUST signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law. What does that mean exactly? From the CAUSA website: It is now a federal crime to assault an individual based on a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or disability. The [...]

October 28, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-day: Vanessa Williams

Today’s Date: March 18, 2009 Best Known For: Being the first African-American to win the Miss America pageant in 1983. Although a photo scandal later resulted in the retraction of her title, she went on to a successful career as a singer, actress, and spokeswoman for many social causes. Did You Know? Besides having many [...]

March 18, 2009 by admin | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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