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Image via Twitter A teen drag queen received triumphant applause, and internet attention, for death dropping at graduation. Video of Brandon Austin’s graduation ceremony is going viral for all the right reasons. While we’ve seen many queer valedictorians giving speeches about being LGBTQ, we haven’t seen too many high school or college graduates doing a death drop in front of their whole school before. And that’s exactly what Austin did in front of West Kent College. The video below shows Austin already...

Photo by Muhammad Rizwan on UnsplashWould you rather graduate with the rest of your class or only graduate with other LGBTQ peers (or possibly both)? Some universities are now giving LGBTQ students that option. The Human Rights watch has created a list of 218 universities that offer separate graduation ceremonies for LGBTQ students, according to the Washington Examiner. This list includes all of the Ivy League schools, some HBCUs like Howard University and Virginia State University, and other names like...
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18-year-old Shankar Lal is starting to get some attention on his Instagram account. Why? Because of a video from two months ago. Earlier this year, Lal decided it was time for him to come out. He first did so by speaking privately to his family, which went… ok. While his family didn’t outright reject them, he told Buzzfeed News that they were also “concerned and taken aback.” "I approached this situation as an opportunity to educate them," he said. "I tried my...
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Congratulations Evan! A high school student named Evan Young gave a graduation speech to remember by coming out to his fellow classmates. His adorable speech is a reminder to be kind to one another. Evan, visibly nervous, started his speech by telling his classmates that he once asked one of his female friends on a date. After having a few classes with the girl in question, Evan “gradually began to notice how adorable she was.” He asked the girl to be his girlfriend,...
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For Northern Irish student Ciara Cinnamond, it was an excruciating dilemma. At the same time the 23-year-old was graduating from Queen’s University Belfast this weekend, thousands were marching through the streets to call for same-sex marriage to be legalised. So Ciara, who had her girlfriend in the audience, found a way to do both. As she crossed the stage at the prestigious, gilded Whitla Hall to shake the acting vice-chancellor’s hand, Ciara unfurled a rainbow pride flag about as big as her. The...

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