Compulsory Sexual Education: A Blog Entry by Gary Bell (December 24, 2012)
"This belief system that sex education should remain at home isn't working. It is time that we have a substantive dialogue with parents to allay their fears and gain their support."
The Invisible Lives of Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Blog Entry by Elizabeth Lombino (March 20, 2012)
"Imagine being a young person and being kicked out of your home for being 'different'. Imagine finding a shred of hope in a welcoming shelter with other young people struggling with similar experiences. Then imagine feeling in danger of this hope and shelter being taken away. ... To feel you have no other choice but to risk your health and safety just for a meal or a place to sleep."
Why Are Teenagers Not Using Condoms? A Video Blog Entry by Jermaine Wright (October 20, 2011)
"It's understandable that condoms are one thing that is a highly stolen item in stores, but how can we work around this issue? I remember being a teenager who would rather steal a condom than to stand in line holding a box of rubbers while some old lady, who was probably calling me a hoe in her mind, rang me up."
Be the Change: A Solidarity Speech (June 29, 2011)
"It's easy for us to condemn society for the social norms that stigmatize and discriminate against people whose sexual orientation and gender identity do not fit the heterosexual status quo," says Laurindo Garcia. "But ... by continually diverting attention to external factors out of our control, we deny ourselves a role in making change happen."
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