At which stage do you think it would be most critical for someone questioning their sexual orientation to have someone safe to talk to?
At which stage of identity development is a LGBTIQ youth most likely to start deliberately seeking out other members of the community?
OUTwest Lubbock provides a discussion of “…social and cultural forces that work to silence gender, class, and ethnic differences that in turn silence difference based on sexual preference” (Hammond, Out West, © 1999)
OUTwest Lubbock (OWL) Press: Pride News, Queer Views
Ellen Ratner Guest Speaker
LGBTQ/Ally Awareness Month - Click here for calendar of events poster (PDF Version)
Check the Events page for Texas Pride Announcements
Lubbock PRIDE Fest 2011, Sponsored by Legalize Love- October 8, 2011
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- Lubbock in the Spotlight:
Texas Tech University Student Senate Declares October 2011 LGBT History Month
"Chilly Climate" for GLBTQ on Texas Tech University Campus
Driving Equality - See what advocates had to say about life in Lubbock
The Road Less Traveled By - The Film
- South Plains in the Spotlight:
South Plains College Gay Straight Alliance
- Statewide LGBTQ news:
- National LGBTQ news:
Ellen Calls for End to Bullying, Suicide
Another Texas Child Has Been Bullied to Death
"It Gets Better" project on Facebook
Who can you turn to for help? The Trevor Project is a place to start.