If this young man is the future of the lgbt community, then our future is in a very bright place. I'm floored by his courage. The following is the backstory of his petition:
Bullied Gay 11 Year Old Explains How ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bills Lead Him To Consider Suicide
Go here for the Facebook page about the petition.
In other news:
Tony Perkins: Gays less like 'Glee,' more like 'American Horror Story' - Oh good grief, Tony!
And as it turns out, Perkins makes up some statistics in his whine - Perkins: 30 Percent of Characters on TV are Gay; Used to Shield 'Dangerous Lifestyle'
AIDS at 32: For Whom the Bell Tolls (32 Notables Share Their Stories) - an excellent piece.
Churches Move To Cut Ties To Scouts After Gay Policy Change - Come on guys. Don't be such meanies.