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Screenshot via Twitter @missthickums69One classroom got rocked with gay pride last week, and we wish we could have been there to see it. A Bronx-born college student, writer, and filmmaker nicknamed Queso posted a video to Twitter that later went viral. To caption the video, Queso wrote, “For my Afro Latino history class, we had to share a project that displayed a creative outlet & I decided to vogue..the n***as in the room were not ready.” ...
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15-year-old Nigel Shelby was laid to rest in a casket that was decorated with rainbows. Shelby, a high school student in Huntsville, Alabama, died by suicide last month after he was allegedly bullied for being gay. The community rallied to raise funds for his funeral, organizing a GoFundMe page and a Drag Brunch to raise over $15,000. People who attended the funeral wore rainbow clothing and clothes that denounced bullying, local media reported, and the casket had a picture of Shelby wearing...
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Talk about a gay-straight alliance! Bryce Richard, a gay nursing student in New Orleans, said his straight best friend, Trent Miller, offered to be Richard’s date to his school’s spring formal. And now gays the world over are posting photos of their own Trents. https://twitter.com/yuhhboybryce/status/1114978628310306816?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1114978628310306816&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.queerty.com%2Fgay-student-surprised-straight-bff-wanted-spring-formal-date-20190413 Richard revealed the heart-warming story via Twitter on April 7, writing that Miller was confused when Richard told him he didn’t have a date to the gala. “Why didn’t ask me?” Miller said, according to...
gay kiss

'I made this for the younger me, and everyone else that felt different and broken. There is love in this world for us.' For too many, the idea of seeing a gay couple kissing in public is still alien to them. Same-sex couples kissing is so normal, but it’s also a political statement. That is why student artist Tyler Hillis, 23, decided to draw 100 gay couples kissing. Studying to be an art educator at the University of Northern Iowa, he reached out...
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Valedictorian, whose education was saved by crowdfund, is now helping other students facing similar fate A gay US student, who won support for his education after his parents disowned him, has launched a charity foundation. As reported by Gay Star News last year, Seth Owen won huge support via a crowdfunding campaign. The money raised allowed him to attend college, despite his parents shunning him for being gay. Now Owen is paying it forward to help other young people in similar circumstances....
bisexual teacher

Nicholas Breiner hadn’t even told his family on April 7, 2017, when he came out on Instagram and told the world — more particularly, his students — that he was bisexual. He spoke up because one of his students, struggling with her own sexuality, had told a friend that she was going to kill herself. “I couldn’t help but wonder how many students I had that were in a similar situation to that student; feeling completely alone and nearing that...
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Administrators told 18-year-old Christian Bales that his speech was "too confrontational, too angry, too personal." One Kentucky Catholic school has come under fire after rejecting its gay and gender-nonconforming valedictorian’s commencement speech. Christian Bales, the 2018 valedictorian of Holy Cross High School in Crestview Hills, was told that his planned remarks for the commencement ceremony were too personal and too political. The school took action quickly, removing any mention of his speech from the graduation program. The feedback came with no...
hate crime

Aaron Salazar's family believes the attack was a hate crime, but Amtrak officials are claiming it may have been a suicide attempt A gay student attending Portland State University in Oregon was brutally beaten. What happened? Aaron Salazar was taking the train from his home in Colorado back to his school’s campus in Oregon on 15 May. On the way, he had a 10-hour layover in California. Salazar decided to stay with a friend he had made on the journey, and texted...
Walterhouse

A music studies graduate is standing up for his right to be openly gay. Kyle Walterhouse is a recent graduate of Bethel College. He attended the Christian based school because of its respected music department. "I decided to go to Bethel because of the programs that they have. I knew that their music department and their education department are both strong,” said Walterhouse to WSBT22. Unfortunately, Walterhouse had to make some compromises in order to go to the school. Not only is...
teacher

The Brooklyn educator was arrested on multiple charges of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old boy. A Brooklyn middle school teacher was arrested this week on suspicion that he had sexually abused a 14-year-old student. Andre Braddy, 34, worked as an eighth-grade math and advanced algebra teacher at Lenox Academy, PS 235, in Canarsie since September 2015, the New York Times reports. According to the criminal complaint, Braddy engaged in both oral and anal sex with the student at least three times over...
Homophobic-letter

A student was forced to leave his college home after months of homophobic abuse. The first-year Australian National University (ANU) student began receiving abuse shortly after moving into the college-owned dorm Ursula Hall, where the word ‘faggot’ was written across his door repeatedly. After approaching the head of the hall, a letter was distributed to the residents explaining that the behaviour was inappropriate and if the person was caught they would be kicked out – but that didn’t help the situation. “And...
Italy

The 20-year-old victim was shocked no passersby came to his aid despite appealing for help An English student was viciously beaten in Bologna, Italy, on Sunday evening. His assailants spat and shouted at him from a car, ‘Hey, are you a faggot?’, before jumping out and running after him. When they caught up with the 20-year-old, they subjected him to a vicious beating, according to Republica. The young man suffered a broken nose and head injury. The attack happened in the historic...
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Michael Smalanskas has been having a rough semester. The 22-year-old philosophy and theology major has taken quite a bit of heat from his classmates after putting up an antigay bulletin board with the headline “Marriage: The Way God Intended It” in his dorm hallway. “Traditional marriage: God ordained it. Nature reveals it. Science affirms it,” the bulletin board said. “Marriage should be reinforced. Not redefined!” The billboard also included a quote from Pope Francis that read: “We must affirm the right...
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The news is so terrible these days it’s almost unbearable. So here’s something nice for you to watch. Ellen surprised a gay college student named Trent Bauer with a big check this week. Bauer was brought to Ellen’s attention by his best friend Stephanie in a letter she wrote praising his work for gay rights. Bauer serves as LGBT Student Coordinator at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania – a position he saw the need for and pushed administrators to create. Said Ellen: “We...

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