Reaching LGBT Youth With Support, Mentoring and a Message That ‘It Gets Better’

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Lance Black returned to North Salinas High School in Salinas, California, to speak as part of Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project. Black grew up in a Mormon household in Salinas and is now a screenwriter, director, film and television producer and LGBT rights activist. He wrote the script for the movie "Milk" about Harvey Milk, for which he won an Academy Award.

As a high school student, Brian Wenke was harassed and bullied before he even realized he was gay . . .

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