In Russia, the act of displaying the LGBTQ+ flag in public can get you arrested. So six activists from Latin America resorted to creativity: wearing uniforms from their countries' football teams, turning themselves into the flag and walking around Moscow with pride.
Biden launches 'As You Are,' an LGBTQ family acceptance campaign — Former Vice President Joe Biden and his foundation will use their resources to "highlight the harms” family rejection causes LGBTQ youth.
MTT schoolboy uses girls restroom in violation of agreement to use staff restroom. Agreement was due to prior complaint that MTT was peeking under stalls which the mother doesn’t really deny. Parents discussion ensues on Facebook, school shuts to avoid protests, news coverage is about transphobia.
TIL that The Trevor Project, an LGTBQ youth charity, was started when HBO wanted to air a helpline number during a short film about a suicidal gay teen. Upon realizing that no such hotline existed, the filmmakers decided to create one themselves.
Loveloud brings awareness and raises money for lgbtq youth and suicide prevention. In a state where suicide is the leading cause of teen death, I can't wait for the day that we don't need this festival anymore.