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  • Your side of the rainbow: How helping queer youth helps you

    05/08/2011 5:06:32 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 05/08/2011 | Lex
    In the fall of 2010, the U.S. became acutely aware of the bullying epidemic that was threatening the lives of many young people who were either lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered identified or were assumed to be by their peers and subsequently bullied, harassed and tormented. Although the stories were heartbreaking, they awoke a sleeping nation. These young people, many of whom have taken their own lives as a result of their experience, called on us to face a serious problem affecting our kids, our students and our future leaders. The annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards, now in their 14th...