Articles tagged with: LGBT youth
Dignity Bennett of Big Lake has been making videos about self-acceptance, bullying, and other topics to help LGBTQI youth. Now she’s taking it to the public square, with a talk Thursday, June 28 from 2:30 to 5:30 PM at Wasilla’s Wonderland Park.
The meaning of Mya Dale’s death is one thing, the meaning of her life is another. Let’s put suicide in its place, but let’s also honor and celebrate the life of a beautiful and remarkable person. A memorial service will take place this Friday, June 29: wear orange.
Prop 8 headed to SCOTUS, yet another federal court rules against DOMA, and Washington State will vote on marriage equality this fall; Marriott has special deals for Pride; politicians & their gay kids; and other recent LGBTQ news selected by Sara Boesser in Juneau, Alaska (with supplemental info from Bent Alaska).
Bully (film)Bully examines the dire consequences of bullying through the stories of five students who face bullying on a daily basis. It will be shown at the Bear Tooth in Anchorage from Friday, June 8 through Thursday, June 14 (except Monday).
Pride 2012, Friday, June 8: Power Clinic karaoke; Bully screens at the Bear Tooth; & Friday Night Divas special Pride show
Friday, June 8: An open mike/karaoke for youth and young adults at the Downtown Transit Center’s POWER Clinic; Bully screens at the Bear Tooth tonight through June 14 (& perhaps later); and a special Pride edition of Mad Myrna’s Friday Night Divas show.
Dharun Ravi sentenced on charges related to death of Tyler Clementi; North Carolina pastor calls for concentration camps for gays/lesbians; and other news of the week from Bent Alaska’s Twitter feed @bentalaska.
Pres. Obama endorses national safe schools and nondiscrimination laws; the shrinking antigay base; and other recent LGBTQ news selected by Sara Boesser in Juneau, Alaska.
Join Anchorage and Mat-Su area youth this Saturday night, April 21, for Anchorage Pride Prom 2012. This year’s theme: Steampunk!
Day of Silence in protest of the bullying and silencing of LGBT students and their allies is being observed on Friday, April 20, in high schools and colleges throughout the nation — including, in Alaska, UAF and UAA.
In this month’s “Ask Lambda Legal” column, Lambda Legal answers a high school student’s question about GLSEN’s Day of Silence, which will be observed on April 20.