Last year, The Pride Network hosted a day-long event, Students Promoting Equality Action and Knowledge, SPEAK Summit, where a few hundred students gathered to sharpen their leadership skills as LGBTQ young people.
As we gather around the table for a Thanksgiving dinner or volunteer at a local community center, let’s all take a second to be thankful for the victories that our community has seen recently. I stopped the list at 10, but I know there are plenty of reasons, and I’d love to hear them. Share why you’re thankful this Thanksgiving in the comments below.
I am ashamed of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people right now. We’ve had a great tragedy in our community, and few of us have reacted with even an ounce of the effort we’ve put into the fight for marriage equality.