September 10, 2013
LGBT YOUTH

LGBT Youth Face Higher Rate of Dating Abuse

Urban Institute surveys thousands of youth
The Urban Institute issued a recent report that LGBT youth face greater risk of dating abuse than their heterosexual counterparts, with transgender teens especially vulnerable to victimization.
August 26, 2013

Petition Started for U.S. Olympic Team to Carry Gay Pride Flag

Laurence Hewitt of New York, New York has started a petition on Change.org asking the U.S. Olympic Team to show their support for equal rights by flying the gay pride colors at the opening ceremony in Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
August 6, 2013

Congressman Asks for Protection of LGBT Rights at 2014 Olympic Games in Russia

Bipartisan letter asking for protection of LGBT athletes, staff, and spectators
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, lead a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the protection of LGBT athletes, staff, and spectators during the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
July 30, 2013

Inside the Music with Krissy Krissy

Interview by Karen Houston
Krissy Krissy, a 23-year-old out musician has a candid, open attitude about herself and her experiences that compliments and gives depth to her very personal songs.