Make a Difference for LGBT Athletes at 2020 Olympics

Make a Difference for LGBT Athletes at 2020 Olympics

From Huffington Post: Russia has made its share of headlines lately and it looks like their 2014 Olympic games could have a ripple effect felt for years to come. Earlier this summer, President Putin signed an anti-LGBT bill into law essentially making it illegal for any Russian citizen (or even tourists visiting the country) to wear “gay propaganda” or proclaim his or her homosexuality in public for fear of receiving fines or being imprisoned. Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization which works to help end discrimination and ignorance towards LGBT athletes in organized sports, has turned to social media in hopes of ensuring that future Olympics are held where LGBT athletes are welcomed.  Read the full artice...

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My Story Is Out: High School Years

My Story Is Out: High School Years

Author and contributor to this site, Lyndsey Darcangelo, is working on an anthology called, My Story Is Out: High School Years. This is a compilation of stories of high school experiences of LGBT people. Anyone of any age can submit a story about their high school experience as an LGBT teen. The goal of this book is to create a network of support for LGBT students, so that high school doesn’t seem like such an overwhelming and unwelcoming place. Anyone interested in more information about the book or entering a submission for the book can visit...

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