Support for Anti-Bullying Legislation Reaches Record Levels
August 01 2012 1:47 PM ET

Support for Anti-Bullying Legislation Reaches Record Levels

Julie Bolcer

The addition of Rep. James Clyburn marks the first time every member of the House Democratic Leadership team has co-cosponsored the Student Non-Discrimination Act.

Rugby Star Ben Cohen Strips Down and Fights Bullying
July 30 2012 2:14 PM ET

Rugby Star Ben Cohen Strips Down and Fights Bullying

Diane Anderson-Minshall

With his StandUp Foundation, this sexy rugby star is making people re-think their homophobia.

Will Kirk Cameron Accept Invitation to Meet Bullied LGBT Youth
July 24 2012 7:38 PM ET

Will Kirk Cameron Accept Invite to Meet Bullied LGBT Kids?

Jeremy Kinser

Actor-conservative pundit Kirk Cameron has been invited to lunch with a group of bullied LGBT teenagers when he visits Ocean Grove, New Jersey for a "pro-marriage" event July 27.

Mike Huckabee Equates Gay Boy Scout Leaders With Child Molesters
July 19 2012 8:42 PM ET

Mike Huckabee Equates Gay Scout Leaders With Child Molesters

Lucas Grindley

While supporting the Boy Scouts' decision not to allow gay troop leaders and scouts, Fox News commentator Mike Huckabee equated gay people with child molesters.

This Is What It Looks Like to Support Discrimination in the Boy Scouts
July 19 2012 5:18 PM ET

Why Are These Antigay Protesters Wearing Paper Bags?

Lucas Grindley

A hate group with its members wearing paper bags on their heads and singing about molestation in a YouTube video is one of the most visible representations yet of those who say openly gay troop lea

Advocate for Homeless LGBT Youths to Be Honored at White House
June 29 2012 3:27 PM ET

Advocate for Homeless LGBT Youths to Be Honored at White House

Julie Bolcer

Carl Siciliano, the executive director of the Ali Forney Center for homeless and runaway LGBT youths, will be honored at the White House next month as a “champion of change.”

WATCH Trans Kid Seeks Help With School
June 23 2012 2:10 PM ET June 23 2012 9:51 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Kid Seeks Help With School

Diane Anderson-Minshall

 Public schools can be a drag for LGBT kids, but one enterprising teen is doing something about it.

Take a Look Back Gay At The Prom
June 20 2012 5:00 AM ET

Remember Your Prom?

Michelle Garcia

Some of us look back on our high school proms fondly, and some of us would love to forget.

Gay California Assembly Speaker Addresses LGBT Grads
June 18 2012 4:54 PM ET

Gay California Assembly Speaker Addresses LGBT Grads

Michelle Garcia

The gay speaker of the California state assembly delivered the keynote address last week at the University of California, Los Angeles's Lavender Graduation. Speaker John A. Pérez offered encouraging words to the 44 LGBT students graduating from UCLA. He also asked the new graduates to keep fighting for causes such as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and transgender rights. The full text of the speech is below: “Good afternoon.  I am honored to be here as part of UCLA’s 15th Lavender Graduation. This campus has been a leader on LGBT issues for more than 50 years, and the Lavender Graduations continue to be an expression of that commitment. The word ‘lavender’ was once code to deride and demean gay people. In some antigay hysteria during the 1952 presidential campaign, it was even suggested that a Republican win would -- quote -- get all those ‘lavender lads’ out of the State Department -- unquote.

Meet the 2012 Point Scholars
June 14 2012 9:43 AM ET

Meet the 2012 Point Scholars

Advocate.com Editors

These 29 amazing students are on their way to becoming leaders in the LGBT community and society.

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