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Equality Everywhere: Coming Out in the Digital Age

25/09/2013

Digital and social media can turn the very personal journey of coming out into a very public process. Social networks such as Facebook (...)
Digital and social media can turn the very personal journey of coming out into a very public process. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter provide platforms for LGBT youth to tell their stories, contributing to the global conversation on sexuality and equality. However, being thrust into the spotlight can have ramifications, making youth susceptible to cyberbullying and politicization. Award-winning journalist Sarah Kramer and Andre Banks, co-founder and director of All Out, discussed the balance between the positive and negative at the Social Good Summit. See also: Gay Student Films His Year of Coming Out Read more...More about Social Media, Lgbt, Social Good, Human Rights, and Social Good Summit
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