Watch GSA Network youth leader Irene Rojas-Carroll accept the 2011 eQuality Scholarship or read her speech below. To read more about this year's eQuality Collaborative dinner and the scholarship recipients, check out this post.
GSA Network youth leader, Zachary Toomay, is featured in an AP story about a recent study showing that suicide attempts by LGBT youth, and straight youth, are more common in politically conservative areas where schools don't have anti-bullying or anti-discrimination protections.
Zachary told the reporter that the study “seems not only plausible, but it’s true.”
GSA youth leader and safe schools activist Irene Rojas-Carroll (pictured far left) was in Sacramento to advocate for 3 bills aimed at decreasing bullying of LGBT students as part of GSA Network's Queer Youth Advocacy Day on April 4, 2011.
Check out Irene's interview with CBS:
"Bay Area Students Ask For More Protection Against Anti-Gay Bullying"