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NATIONAL DAY OF SILENCE
13 Ways to Create Safe & Supportive Schools for LGBATQQI People
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Throughout the world, on university and grade school campuses, in communities and homes, and in the media, issues of sexual identity and gender identity and expression are increasingly "coming out of the closet."
Preventing a Mob
Richard J. Rosendall
Contributor, Washington Blade
In the wake of a violent attack, it is easy to target minorities for group blame. With sufficient provocation, any crowd might turn into a mob.
For LGBT Youth, The UN Can Be MVP
The United Nations offers a crucial platform for raising awareness about anti-LGBT bullying and exchanging best practices to counteract the problem. Similarly, sports, with their exceptional capacity to straddle varying belief systems, serve as a universal language for communicating this message.
Would Jesus Be Gay For A Day?
Today has been declared a National Day of Silence in honor of the many LGBT students that are bullied into silence regarding their sexuality. There is something very powerful about choosing to identify with someone different.
Why I Try And Fail To Support The Day Of Silence
Ken Schneck, PhD
Radio host; Associate Professor, Baldwin Wallace University
LGBT students are being harassed, targeted and bullied at staggering rates. We must take our outrage at the plight of these youth, muster up our desire for change, place ourselves in front of the educational powers that be, look them in the eye and... be silent?
WATCH: Right-Wing Myths About 'Day Of Silence' For LGBT Youth Debunked
Curtis M. Wong
Teen's Pro-Gay 'Day Of Silence' Fight Could Land High School In Court
Curtis M. Wong
Bullying and Harassment -- Our Children Do Not Forget
Father, storyteller and advocate for change
We need to demand real change in our schools and in our communities.
Stepping Out of the Silence
Sophomore at Purdue University
LGBT individuals should not have to silence themselves out of fear. Everyone should be able to be loud and proud about who they are without consequence.
I Participate in Day of Silence as an Act of Faith
High school student in Virginia
I see my participation in the Day of Silence as an act of my Christian faith. My participation is guided by my favorite verse, Colossians 3:14, which reads, "But most of all, let love guide your life."
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Why I Participate in the Day of Silence
High school senior in Maryland
I've gone through a process to understand and accept myself for who I am. First, I came out as a lesbian and later I came out as a trans guy.
Student Sues School Over 'Jesus Is Not A Homophobe' T-Shirt
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