young people

Kyra Phillips’ Daring Report on Queer Teens Who Don’t Hate Themselves

Is this Kyra Phillips’ mea culpa for taking part in spreading Richard Cohen’s rhetoric? The True Colors program in Hartford, Connecticut, wears many hats: social services programs for youth; conference organizer; counselor training; safe schools facilitator. Founded in 1992, it’s an organization dedicated to the exact opposite of people like Cohen — not making young LGBTs hate themselves.

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  • concernedcitizen

    Very refreshing to see something positive first thing in the morning!


    Gay teens who don’t hate themselves????? Countdown until some rightwing lunatic scumbag organization sees this and demands a “more comprehensive” discussion of the subject…………5,4,3,2,…

  • Soakman

    Please, don’t fill these comments with negativity like you do every other article Queerty-goers. For once, somebody is doing something right.

  • The Bony Man

    This woman is amazing. She is really doing great things and I hope she inspires others to do the same.

  • TampaZeke

    Excellent report Kyra. Almost flawless. In future reports, please avoid using the outdated, inaccurate term “sexual preference”. Other than that, spot on! Thank you.

  • Adam

    As someone who has been a part of True Colors events, and who has met Kamora firsthand, I can tell you that she is a beautifully amazing woman who is changing the lives of young people in that area.

  • Scott from CA

    What can we do to get sister programs like this set up through out the country for our youth? Anyone have any ideas?

  • bluenosedive

    I like this story, makes me feel more proud to be a gay teen ^_^

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