How to throw a virtual ‘rainbow graduation’ for LGBTQ seniors

How to throw a virtual 'rainbow graduation' for LGBTQ seniors

Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off.

Some LGBTQ youth have a bittersweet relationship with school. They may develop once-in-a-lifetime friendships but also feel the pain of being misgendered by a teacher or bullied by their peers.  

Graduation can present its own set of unique concerns for students: Will their gender identity or chosen name be respected at the ceremony? Will they feel excluded at an event that’s billed as a rite of passage for everyone? Will family members unfamiliar or disapproving of their gender identity or sexual orientation attend?  Read more…

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