Monday, January 25, 2010

Colin Higgins Foundation 2010 Youth Courage Awards

Each year, the Colin Higgins Foundation recognizes youth activists who have taken a stand against intolerance and hostility exhibited towards members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) community and is currently accepting nominations for the 2010 awards.

This year the Foundation will be awarding $10,000 grants to LGBTQ youth activists (through age 21) who have bravely stood up to hostility and intolerance based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and triumphed over bigotry through working for LGBTQ rights and social justice

The Foundation encourages all nominations to be made via the online submission tool at The deadline for all nominations is 9am EST, Monday, March 1st 2010. Late nominations will not be accepted.