This is from a list I am on. I know how hard it is to be gay in this state.
I cannot imagine how hard it is to be young and deal with the idiots who know nothing..
Subject: This is Gayle Cook, asking for help.
> I have a request for my friends. You don't have to tell me if you do
> or not, and I will not be offended if you choose not to. It will cost
> you nothing but a few minutes of time.
> There is a school in Dallas that I support with both money and time.
> is a private school for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered youth who
> are at risk of dropping out of school because of harassment,
> violent harassment. It is always in need of money.
> This school is one of 10 finalists for a $10,000 grant called Subaru
> Rainbow Leadership Award. The winner will be determined by voting. So
> yes, I am requesting that you vote! The ballot is at the bottom of
> following website:
> The school is called Walt Whitman Community School.
> The voting runs through May 31. If you are interested in learning
> about the school before you vote, there will be an MTV special on
> Friday morning, May 2. It is a True Life special (and info here said
> the school was in Midland, but it is Dallas). I think it will be at
> 9:30 Central but check your listings!
> Thank you for reading this, even if you choose not to vote.