June has officially been proclaimed as LGBT Pride Month by President Obama. Many of you may know that Obama's action/inaction on LGBT issues has been a growing dialogue within our community and beyond - whether or not you feel he's doing enough or has fallen short on promises, it's still exciting to have a President who has a good track record of acknowledging our issues
We must protect all of our children from any and all forms of bulling, hate and harassment as they live their lives. Changing the attitudes about respecting children who might me different is the only way to ensure that our schools and churches and other public places are places where there is no bulling or hate or hurt. When children learn to protect those who have been bullied then they are raising their own self worth.