LGBT Youth and Media 

RECORD ATTENDANCE AT 18th ANNUAL LGBT PROM

On June 27th, LGBT and Allied Youth had an evening of dancing and fellowship as the LGBT Network held its “Fairy Tale” themed 18th Annual LGBT Prom at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. Over 300 youth flooded the dance floor in their “Fairy Tale” attire for the annual rite of passage and barely took their seats other than to have a quick bite to eat. Ruby Gruber, 17 and her girlfriend, Gianna Macias, 17, of Centereach, coordinated costumes for the theme, with Macias as a barefoot evil queen…

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LGBT Youth and Media 

LGBTQ+ YOUTH AND MEDIA REPRESENTATION

by Rebecca Panarello In today’s ever evolving and progressive society, LGBTQ+ youth are still being underrepresented in the media. With the Supreme Court’s ruling same sex marriage in all fifty states, many looked at that as the fight has been won, the war is over. That isn’t the case, not by a long shot. When many youth were asked if they felt they were represented in media, many felt underrepresented and others feel flat out ignored.  

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