Category Archives: bullying

National Cathedral Honoring LGBT Youth with Events

From an email send by the National Cathedral: This fall, to mark the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death after a brutal hate crime, Washington National Cathedral will host a weekend of events to honor and remember LGBT youth who … Continue reading

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Why DOES Alec Baldwin Get A ‘Pass’ From the LGBT Community

This is the question Anderson Cooper posed on his twitter account (@andersoncooper): “Why does #AlecBaldwin get a pass when he uses gay slurs? If a conservative talked of beating up a “queen” they would be vilified.” The question was posed … Continue reading

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Anti-homophobia, Anti-bullying Campaign: Straights Tell Their Younger Selves, Make It Get Better

From gay.net comes this story about an anti-homophobia, anti-bullying campaign where straight adults talk to their younger selves to tell them to treat Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender folks with respect: Minus 18, the largest support network for LGBT teenagers … Continue reading

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San Diego State University Students Take Visual Approach to ‘Day of Silence’

The Day of Silence takes place each year on April 19. During the Day of Silence students around the country remain silent for the day to draw attention to the bullying of their peers. In effect, they are speaking up for … Continue reading

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This is Why We Fight For Equality

Raising My Rainbow is a blog from a mom who is raising a gender nonconforming son. Her latest post sums up the reasons why we as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ) people are all fighting for equality: How do … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Shop Fixes Vandalized Auto of Gay Student for Free

From a report by WDBJ: A college student has a “new” car. It’s all thanks to a Roanoke auto shop. Jordan Addison is a student at Radford University. Between March and May of this year his car was vandalized four … Continue reading

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Ben Cohen: Straight Ally/Gay Icon

Two things make former rugby player Ben Cohen an awesome guy: 1) He has the StandUp foundation to combat bullying 2) He’s not afraid to really embrace his status as a gay icon, as evidenced by the below cover of … Continue reading

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Freudian Slip: Fearmongering ENDA

The Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA) is a (yet to be passed) bill in the US Congress that would prohibit discrimination in employment and hiring on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In the below video piece that has two … Continue reading

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Free Speech Isn’t a Free Pass

When I first saw the reports on Caiden Cowger’s radio program where he states Obama and Biden are making kids gay, I knew I wanted to respond in some way but wasn’t sure how. After all, Caiden Cowger, is barely … Continue reading

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I Must Have Missed the Passage in the Bible where Jesus Says to Punch Your Kids

If you have read any blogs or websites today LGBT or otherwise, you have probably heard about the infamitory comments made by Sean Harris, Pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayettville, NC. If you missed it listen to the below. … Continue reading

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