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Texas LGBTQ+ youth find comfort in ‘Color Splash Out’ summer camp amid adversity

by John-Carlos Estrada | Tue, February 27th 2024 at 10:07 AM AUSTIN, Texas — The death of 16-year-old non-binary teen Nex Benedict has raised alarm among Texas parents with LGBTQ+ children, especially with the recent passage of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the state....

The Importance of Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Youth

In today's increasingly diverse and inclusive world, it's crucial to remember that LGBTQ+ youth still face unique challenges and obstacles. These young individuals, grappling with their identities and navigating societal prejudices, need a sanctuary of acceptance and...

Coloring the RGV

Therefore, since we have been made righteous through his faithfulness, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. We have access by faith into this grace in which we stand through him, and we boast in the hope of God’s glory. But not only that! We even take...

Color Splash Out Awarded $10,000 Grant From the Trans Justice Funding Project

We are grateful to The Transformation Project and their Fellow for this generous grant, which will impact the lives of our Trans and Neuro-Diverse teens. Often our young friends do not have the same leadership opportunities as others in school environments, or they do...

I Can’t Go Back to Yesterday, But I Can Change It For Tomorrow

One of my favorite books is Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. There are so many ways to interpret the story and, through the years, many motion pictures have done so. The familiar story is of a young Alice who stumbles into a magical place where things look familiar...

Helping LGBTQ+ Teens Succeed

One day while I was on Facebook, I came across an article titled “Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common” posted on my friend’s timeline, and it caught my attention. Being a parent myself, I wanted to see if I was following a good...

Ministry with Gender Non-Conforming Youth

Too many words…just let them see what we do.Three years ago, I visited Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago for the first PYM conference. Among youth workers and amazing theologians, I affirmed my call to ministry and have been on a journey ever since. This year, I...