Instead of discussing the horror of someone buying soda pop or a steak with SNAP (food stamps), it would be great to turn the conversation to the things that can't be purchased and think for a minute how we could find a workaround.
Our young LGBTQA youth (gay and straight for short) don't have family support and often don't have a place to live, but they are trying to continue with their education. So, child-sized backpacks and boxes of crayons aren't enough to get them on their way.
When Ariella Furman relocated to Pittsburgh two years ago, people she met complained that there were not enough LGBTQ things to do in Pittsburgh, but after some research, Ariella figured out the real problem: There was not enough information about the LGBTQ things to do in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh-based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of the Westboro Baptist Church. Magwood, a straight ally of the LGBTQ community, loathes the WBC, so when an opportunity to poke fun at them arose, he didn't miss a beat.