Help Honor the LGBT Class of 2008

The Advocate needs your help in honoring the best and brightest of the LGBT class of 2008. Read on for details.

BY Advocate.com Editors

April 01 2008 12:00 AM ET

Project: Outstanding LGBT Graduates

What it is:The Advocate is currently accepting nominations
for outstanding LGBT graduates who are creating
postgraduate projects and organizations designed to
benefit LGBT people.

Who we'll select: The magazine is looking for
young people who are using new ways of thinking about LGBT
issues to create innovative approaches to activism
and/or philanthropy. They can be starting an
organization, running for office, launching an awareness
campaign, or something completely different.

What we'll do with it:The Advocate’s Pride issue will present the
finalists and their projects. The feature will become an
annual event in our Pride issue.

How to Apply: Anyone can nominate a student who
is about to graduate high school, college, or
graduate/professional school in spring 2008. You are
also welcome to nominate yourself. The application
must include answers to the following questions as well as
any other supporting data:

  • The student’s name, school, and area of
    study.
  • What is the project? (Be specific! What will
    you do? Who does it help? Why is it important?
    How is it innovative?)
  • How will the project make an impact on
    gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and/or transgenders?
  • What is the time frame for getting this project
    up and running?
  • How will the student’s project be
    funded?

When you've
rounded up all that information, send it to gr[email protected],
where you may also send any questions or comments.
Please put "Graduates" in the subject line.

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