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 lesbian/gay youth most likely to start deliberately seeking out other members of the lesbian/gay community?
Living in the second most conservative city in the United States places an enormous tension and responsibility on those who may not fit that role or status. 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 H., Out West, curated by Harmony Hammond © 1999).
Lubbock & the South Plains in the Spotlight
Texas Tech University Student Senate
"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 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.
PRIDE 2013 - August 24, Texas Tech University Campus, Frazier Pavillion
Check out the Lubbock PRIDE organization here on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LubbockPRIDE