The 11 a.m. event will support Challenge Denver, a nonprofit that works with Teach for America and Challenge Day National to help students connect with classmates and establish a sense of respect for individuality.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth
Colorado’s second annual Gay-Straight Alliance Leadership Summit, hosted by One Colorado and the Colorado GSA Network, will work to empower LGBTQ and allied students, educate school faculty, and strengthen GSAs throughout the state, organizers say. It takes place Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Auraria Campus in Denver.
LGBT youth organizers head to the Democratic National Convention with an agenda.
I never thought that our last words would be an argument over who our beautiful daughter looked more like.
He was charming. He was handsome. He was a minister. He was perfect to co-create with. We both agreed that we wanted children. Best of all, he didn’t have a problem with me being gay.
Bullying is what many of us intuitively perceive it as when we’re young: Reinforcement of a social hierarchy.
For Diane Amaya, 19, Michelle Anderson, 23, and Mimi Madrid, 23, the prospect of kids having to wait for adulthood to be who they are didn’t cut it.
Bullies. They’ve been in the news a lot lately. If it’s not someone posting video of his roommate making out with another guy on Facebook, then it’s the Colorado Speaker of the House refusing to allow the civil unions bill to have a floor vote. Bullies are always winning, coming out on top.
That’s right, only 37 percent of all school districts in Colorado have their policies completely up-to-date.
The GLBT Community Center of Colorado not only hosts PrideFest annually, but is home to a number of programs and support groups.
One day a boy in my class drew a picture: All my classmates were on one side of the page, and I, by myself on the other side, stood with the awful nickname written above my head. He hung it on the classroom door. My teacher walked in and removed it, but didn’t say a thing about it then, or ever.