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President Hails June 2009 as LGBT Month
Tuesday, 2 Jun, 2009 – 12:59 | Comments Off

In a statement released Monday by the Press Secretary of The White House, President Barack Obama declared June 2009 as national LGBT month.
From THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary:
Forty years ago, patrons and …

YFT Protest Upholding of Prop 8
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 15:33 | Comments Off

With signs in hand and voices of distress that can be heard several miles away, Youth First Texas and over 150 protesters from around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex participated Tuesday in the national Prop 8 …

Creating Better Awareness
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 10:36 | One Comment

For one day out of every year, countless LGBTQ youth and their allies take a day-long vow of silence, to honor those who have been silenced, and to bring awareness to the fact that as …

Supreme Court Upholds Prop 8 Ruling
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 10:33 | Comments Off

The California Supreme Court just issued its ruling upholding the validity of the Nov. 4 vote on Proposition 8, the referendum that negated the court’s May 2008 decision that legalized same-sex marriage in that state.
However …

Youth First Texas Informational PSA
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 14:51 | Comments Off

What Youth First Texas is all about.
Videography by: Heather Viguerias, David Alvarado, Jessica Ogle, Jason Clemente, and Michael Mueller
Graphic by: Michael Todd
Edited by: Michael Mueller

YFT Selected as LifeWalk Partner Agency for 2009
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 11:16 | Comments Off

Youth First Texas has been selected as an official partner for LifeWalk 2009!
In case you don’t know, LifeWalk is a major fundraising event produced by Aids Arms, and they work to support the needs …

Will Obama repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t tell”?
Monday, 12 Jan, 2009 – 12:15 | Comments Off
Will Obama repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t tell”?

“Yes,” according to Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
The question now, is “When?”, but this is just about the best news we’ve heard from the Obama campaign regarding the decade old policy banning gays and lesbians from …

Pope Benedict’s latest outburst “justifies” homophobic bullying and attacks
Friday, 26 Dec, 2008 – 19:29 | Comments Off
Pope Benedict’s latest outburst “justifies” homophobic bullying and attacks

The head of the Roman Catholic Church has claimed that the existence of gay people is as great a threat to humanity as the destruction of the rain forest.

M’m! M’m! Good!
Wednesday, 24 Dec, 2008 – 15:56 | Comments Off

Despite demands from the American Family Association calling for e-mails to Campbell Soup Co. urging the company to stop “pushing the gay agenda,” the icon of all things American is standing behind a decision to advertise in the gay and lesbian market.

Rick Warren says gays have “Christ-O-Phobia”
Tuesday, 23 Dec, 2008 – 15:21 | Comments Off
Rick Warren says gays have “Christ-O-Phobia”

In a video recorded to his followers at Saddleback, pastor Rick Warren says the media and bloggers who “need to get a life” are lying about his past statements. In an additional segment, he says …