Live Out Loud Video Inspires Gay Youth

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Dec. 17, 2010

In the midst of a national wave of anti-gay bullying and violence, a powerful short video is revealing how one person can change a school - and the lives of hundreds of gay and straight youth - in just one day.

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Lance Black (“Milk”) is one of the many LGBT leaders participating in The Homecoming Project, Live Out Loud’s grassroots initiative that brings successful gay adults back to their high schools to share their stories, lessons, and hope with today’s students.

In addition to a segment on PBS’ In The Life, PKPR placed stories on the video in numerous blogs including Gawker, The Miami Herald, Logo TV’s, Queerty, and AfterElton,

For more on The Homecoming Project, read Black’s first-hand essay on his return to his high school at, check out this interview in 2BMag with Live Out Loud founder Leo Preziosi, or see Time Out New York’s round-up on the most effective organizations supporting gay youth.

Permalink | Posted on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:26 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
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