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  1. It's official --  obviously, as with most bullies, the WBC are a buncha cowards and don't like being done to, what they do unto others.
    WBC members had gone to Gladstone, MO, US, to protest the election of Landon Patterson as homecoming queen of a local high school.   What the WBC bunch didn't expect was for students, activists and CHURCH GROUPS to come together in support of the student with signs, and shouting louder than the WBC.
    It appears [by the vid below] that the WBC protestors never even got a chance to get out of their vehicle.  They were run off before they could spew their hate.
    Sources: Gay Star News
     
       Warning: Some language deemed offensive by some may/can be heard  in the video.
     
  2. Portland, OR -- In all the political and social battles over sex and gender, one thing is clear: Transgender kids have it rough. Over 80 percent of teens who think their gender doesn't match up with their genitals contemplate suicide... Portland-based TransActive is the only transgender youth nonprofit in the country with actual office space..."

    Read the article: Nonprofit Works With Transgender Kids—Long Before Puberty
  3. Local News Investigates The ‘Hidden Crisis’: Kids Put Out ‘Like Trash’ Just For Being Gay

    "There are approximately 1.6 million to 2.8 million homeless young people in the United States and a disproportionate number — 20 to 40 percent — are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender..." Read the article: The ‘Hidden Crisis’: Kids Put Out ‘Like Trash’

    http://youtu.be/Qz1Msg551X0
  4. Transgendered high school student shares her experience
    Kings County Register/Advertiser
    Canada -- She has been clinically diagnosed as a transgender woman. Wallace is willing to share her history because she is hopeful it might aid other transgender youth. Daily struggle is part of life for Wallace and she fears it always will be.
  5. Tango to benefit outreach for gay, transgender youth
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Event Date: 3/3/12 -- Funds raised will support Dreams of Hope outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, helping them find their voice through theater, the spoken word, music and dance. VIP tickets are $100 and include a free tango lesson and an extra hour ..
  6. NGO questions arrest of 5 youths who put up posters
    Malaysia Star
    Insisting that the youths were doing “social work” in creating awareness regarding the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual) issue, movement president Azwanddin Hamzah charged the police of double standards when arresting those who had put up the...
  7. Jerry Brown, California Governor, Signs SB 1172, Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors
    Huffington Post
    On Saturday California Governor Jerry Brown signed a historic bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) minors from "reparative" therapies administered by mental health professionals aimed at altering sexual orientation or...
  8. Bigotry On Display: Mississippi Students Protest Transgender Classmate
    In her senior year at South Panola High School in Batesville, Mississippi, one transgender student decided it was time for her to fully realize her gender identity...