Barack Obama announced to a gay fund-raising audience that his wife, Michelle, was accused by lesbian TV talk-show host, Ellen Denegeres, of “…not going all the way down” when participating in a push-up contest with the talk-show host when appearing on her show some time back. How can you not love a president who makes sex jokes?
Made by the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, these kids talk about the issues they are facing now to their future selves.
As the young people share personal, raw anecdotes about their lives, a universal theme emerges: change is both possible and empowering. The stories trace how young people have transformed through their involvement with the Alliance, from feeling marginalized to being an integral part of policy changes at both a district and statewide level.