Day of Silence

The following post by Brent Bailey was re-posted from his blog at oddmanout.net. Brent is a student in the Masters of Divinity program at Abilene Christian University and he will be joining us this summer as an intern at The Marin Foundation. In the post below, he shares about how the theme of silence has [Read More...]

Wear Purple on Spirit Day (10/20) to Combat Bullying

In 2010, teenager Brittany McMillan started Spirit Day as a response to all the LGBT youth that had taken their own lives that year. It has now become an annual event as GLAAD is encouraging those in the U.S. to wear purple on October 20th as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out [Read More...]

Faggot is Still Alive

Life in Boystown: As all of you probably know I live in the LGBT neighborhood of Chicago called Boystown, It’s where my friends live, it’s where I hang out, it’s where I go out to eat, where I go to the bank, work out, go grocery shopping and where I get my hair cut. These are the stories of [Read More...]

New Church Youth Group Resource to Address Bullying

Yesterday my good friend Dr. Warren Throckmorton released a new church youth group resource to address bullying. Below is the press release that went out for it: Golden Rule Pledge Releases Bullying Prevention Lesson Plans for Church Youth Groups Contact: Warren Throckmorton, PhD, Golden Rule Pledge, 724-967-5644 MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 20 /Christian Newswire/ – On [Read More...]

The Trevor Project

In light of the tragic string of youth that have committed suicide as a result of being bullied for their actual or perceived sexual orientation, a great resource that I would like to point out is The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention among LGBTQ [Read More...]

Andrew Marin LGBT Bullying Public Service Announcement

I’m tired of the excuses of conservative Christians and their organizations that say the publicity of the recent suicides, and trainings for LGBT bullying in general, are to promote the ‘gay agenda.’ Wrong. They are to dignify human life – whether one agrees doctrinally or not. Just like Jesus did to the institution he came to [Read More...]

I Support the Golden Rule Pledge

Coming up is the National Day of Silence, where GLBT youth and their allies vow to not talk today at school to bring awareness to the name-calling, bullying and harassment of them in schools. In response to this day there are many Christians out there who decide to pull their kids out of school in [Read More...]

Day of Silence

Today is the National Day of Silence, where GLBT youth and their allies vow to not talk today at school to bring awareness to the name-calling, bullying and harassment of them in schools. In response to this day there are many Christians out there who decide to pull their kids out of school in protest.I [Read More...]

You Look Good (no homo)

(This is a picture of the beautiful city of Pittsburgh) One of the very interesting things that I realized while being in Pittsburgh last weekend is that there is a saying that runs rapid with straight males—it’s an addendum added onto the end of a complimentary sentence that says “no homo”. Let me explain. When [Read More...]


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