Thursday, October 7, 2010

Candlelight March Tonight in Support of Gay Teens

Posted By on Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 9:29 AM

In the past four weeks at least four gay teenagers in the United States have killed themselves following bullying from their peers in school.

Tonight in the Central West End, dozens of youth and community members will stand up to say, enough is enough. The group, including members of Growing American Youth (GAY) and the Safe Schools Coalition of Missouri, pland to hold a candlelight procession down Euclid beginning around 8:30 p.m.

Anyone wishing to march in support of gay teens is encouraged to join in. The lineup for the procession begins at 8 p.m. outside the Trinity Church at Euclid and Washington Avenue following GAY's 7 p.m. meeting. Candles will be provided, but if you've got one you can bring, all the better.

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