Tuesday, September 26, 2017
LGBTs Go Back to High School to "Gay It Forward"
From the Wisconsin Gazette
Live Out Loud, a nonprofit seeking to encourage role models for youth, wants LGBT people to return to their high schools for homecoming and talk about their lives. The group says its Homecoming Project encourages successful LGBT adults to “gay it forward.”
“Despite all the progress we’ve made in the LGBT community, students still struggle with lack of support – this program fills a very important gap at a critical time in their lives,” said Leo Preziosi Jr., founder of Live Out Loud. “People in our community can make such an impact just by sharing their wisdom, skills and experience.”
Live Out Loud, for the past 4 years, has encouraged LGBT adults to return to their schools to talk about their lives and their achievements.
Past participants include Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black and Neil Giuliano, the former president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
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