Tag Archives: Outlet Program

Why Pride Month is Important for LGBTQ Youth

Source: yth.org Original Post Date: June 21, 2013 By: Deb Levine Pride. June is the month when LGBTQ Pride events are happening all over the country — likely in your city, too. Did you ever wonder whether we still need Pride parades anymore? I don’t wonder, because I know we need them. Whenever I see […]

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“Valentine Road” Doc Investigates LGBTQQ Youth Hate Crime

By Anthony Ross Outlet Program Director You may have heard of this documentary, Valentine Road, the story of Larry King’s murder. He was a queer youth, 8th grader, who was shot by his classmate, Brandon McInerney in February 2008. None of us can say we know nearly enough about what happened that day, or the […]

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ACS Welcomes New Program for LGBTQQ Youth

Letter to the Community By: Philippe Rey, PsyD, ACS Executive Director Dear Community Friends, Since becoming the Executive Director of Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) in 2004, my leadership decisions regarding agency growth, change, and development have always been guided by the primary reasons why ACS began in the first place. ACS was conceived in 1975, […]

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