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Sept. 5-11 — National Suicide Prevention Week. Transphobia and homophobia can kill. Don't let them kill you.
Trevor Project LGBTQ youth suicide hotline: 866-488-7386 — always listed on our Resources page
September 2021 — Supreme Court affirms Catholic adoption agency's right to discriminate against same sex couples. Part 13 of our in-depth exploration.
May-August 2020 – Activist Jay Blotcher joins OutCaster Lucas to talk about how the Covid-19 and AIDS pandemics were similar — and different. Part 4 includes a commentary about following the advice of medical experts, not elected officials.
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September 2021 — Where did these slurs come from, what do young people think about them, and is it OK for people to use them today?
Youth interested in joining OutCasting — WATCH this video. We are currently accepting new applicants as we work from home during the pandemic — LGBTQ youth (closeted or out) and straight allies of high school or college age. You must be able to attend weekly production sessions, which are generally held in the afterschool or evening hours. Our home studio is in Westchester County, just north of New York City. Please watch the video below and then apply online.
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