Tag Archives: Youth

Episode 90 – Lesléa Newman – Author and Poet

Lesléa Newman famed author and poet best known for writing the famous children’s book, “Heather Has Two Mommies,” which religious fundamentalists tried desperately for years to get removed from librairies. Lesléa has published over 60 books and speaks regularly at … Continue reading

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Episode 63 – Linda Goldman – Grief & Loss Counselor, Therapist for LGBT Children & Author

Linda Goldman shares her expertise on counseling youth and adults on grief and Loss as well as counseling LGBT youth. Linda also discusses her recent book “Coming Out, Coming In: Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream … Continue reading

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Episode 60 – Charles Robbins – Executive Director of The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project, which is a non-profit organization established to promote acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, and to aid in suicide prevention among that group.   Charles Robbins, Executive Director of The Trevor Project   The … Continue reading

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Episode 48 – Tom & Travis Knoll – Gay Dad and His Son (Part 2 of 2)

Travis Knoll, 17-year old son of Tom Knoll discusses the books he reads and his interpretation of the authors, history, politics and religion. To discusses the responsibilities of being a parent. I deliver a commentary called “Verbal Gold.”   Tom … Continue reading

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Episode 47 – Tom & Travis Knoll – Gay Dad and His Son (Part 1 of 2)

Tom Knoll, a gay dad, adopted his son Travis at the age of 6 years. They discuss Tom’s growing up, adoption of Travis, their adjustment to each other, Travis’s talented and gifted skills as veracious reader and musician.   Tom … Continue reading

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Episode 34 – Beth Teper, Executive Director of Colage

Colage is the national support organization for equality and justice for people with lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender parents and their families. Beth discusses the unique challenge faced by kids with LGBT parents from coming out to friends to dealing … Continue reading

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Episode 31 – Jennifer Chrisler, Executive Director of the Family Equality Council. My commentary is titled “An Outsider’s View of Our Inner City Schools.”

Jennifer Chrisler, Executive Director of the Family Equality Council which is the national advocacy organization committed to securing family equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer parents, guardians and allies. Jennifer Chrisler has extensive experience in all aspects of … Continue reading

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Episode 25 – Carl Siciliano, Founder and Executive Director of the Ali Forney Center which Is a Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth in New York City.

Episode 25 – Carl Siciliano, Founder and Executive Director of the Ali Forney Center which Is a Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth in New York City. The problem of homeless LGBT youth in the US is at crisis proportions and … Continue reading

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Episode 8 – Youth First Texas – Bob Miskinis, Co-Founder & Executive Director with Moriah Sherman and Chaaz

Episode 8 – Features Interviews with Bob Miskinis, Co-Founder & Program Director & 2 youth, Moriah Sherman & Chaaz all with Youth First Texas. Commentary – “LGBT Youth Need Us – They Don’t Have Anybody Else.”   Bob Miskinis, Co-Founder … Continue reading

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Episode 6 – Point Foundation ED & CEO Jorge Valencia & Points Scholar Joelle Ruby Ryan

Episode 6 – Features Interviews with Jorge Valencia, Executive Director and CEO of the Point Foundation and Point Scholar Joelle Ruby Ryan who is finishing her PhD at Bowling Green State University in Ohio & my Commentary is titled, “Leave … Continue reading

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