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Today was a sort-of victory for LGBT youth: the Boy Scouts of America lifted the ban on LGBT scouts today, after gathering over a million signatures to allow homosexual scouts to join. From the ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 04:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This story is old. I'd mentally filed it away way for a potential Top Comments diary back in January, when it first went viral on Tumblr. And now that my brain is not ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
You may or may not remember my diary from January about an incredible young man, Jacob Rudolph of Parsippany, New Jersey. If you don't, Jacob went viral on the Internet toward the beginning of the ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 04:29 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
Public schools that receive federal funds should not be allowed to pick-and-choose which clubs desired by groups of students get to exist based on the political opinions of school board members. ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 04:48 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel and Liberty University is right behind Bryan Fischer and "Porno Pete" LaBarbera as one of the sickest bigots on the anti-gay right. So sick that, as David Badash ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 05:18 PM PST with 63 Recommends
The small town of La Grande, Oregon, has seen its share of tragedy in recent months. In October, a 16-year-old girl committed suicide. And now, a 15-year-old boy has joined her . A family friend ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 02:40 PM PST with 256 Recommends
This will be a very short diary, but I just saw this and had to post it. The video really speaks for itself. Jacob Rudolph, a high school senior in Parsippany, New Jersey, stood before his school ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 05:18 PM PST with 281 Recommends
As I'm sure you know, "that's gay" and its many variations equating "gay" with "stupid" or "dumb" have been embedded in the language of many of our youth (and even not-so-youth). I grew up hearing ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 45 Recommends
There is heartbreaking news coming from New York today. Executive Director Carl Siciliano reported that the Ali Forney Center was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The Ali Forney Center has been ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 04:04 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Oh, that Ann Coulter. She's just a fountain of classy humor. Yesterday, she took to Twitter in response to last Thursday being National Coming Out Day. That really has to get under the skin of ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
The 2012 election may not be decided by gay soccer dads and lesbian Costco moms but their quality of life will be defined by those occupying the White House and Congress in 2013 and beyond. While ...
by Karl Frisch
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:15 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Big, big news out of California. After weeks of waiting, Governor Jerry Brown signed a historic bill late last night which bans "ex-gay" conversion therapy for minors. Effective January 1, 2013, ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 09:29 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Reddit user RegBarc just posted a really disturbing, heartbreaking letter, which has already gone viral on social media sites. It's a letter from his father. It was written five years ago, when he ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 195 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 01:47 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
If you'll remember, back in May--just a few days before North Carolina voters approved the blatantly discriminatory Amendment One--Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 06:28 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
If you'll remember, back in May--just a few days before North Carolina voters approved the blatantly discriminatory Amendment One--Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 05, 2012 at 12:56 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
If you'll remember, back in May--just a few days before North Carolina voters approved the blatantly discriminatory Amendment One--Pastor Sean Harris of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 11:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Estimates have been floating around recently that up to 40 percent of the up to 1.6 million homeless youth in the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Well, a new study (...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 02:29 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
I've written a little on here about my four years at a Diocesan university. As you can imagine, it's not the most welcoming place for a gay person. I enrolled long before I came out, back when I ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
NOTE: Apparently I didn't look hard enough for other diaries on this subject when I wrote this one. It has been brought to my attention that kestrel9000 and alguien both wrote diaries on this before ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 171 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 03:34 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
I wrote a quick diary earlier this week about Nike hosting the first LGBT Sports Summit next month. It was quick and has some big attendees like ESPN, the NCAA, GLAAD, among many others. I didn't ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 06:22 AM PDT with 12 Recommends