Ohio Girl Bullied At School After Donating Hair To Cancer Charity

10-year-old Jetta Fosburg never expected to be a victim of bullying when she cut her hair and donated it to child cancer patients, but that’s precisely what happened to the Dayton, Ohio girl. Jetta cut 14 inches off her locks and contributed the hair to the Wigs for Kids charity Continue Reading

Event: Gay for Good’s October Service Project – Sat, Oct 25th, San Francisco, CA

Gay for Good is hosting a Park Beautification project day at Golden Gate Park, Mallard Lake, California, on Saturday, October 25th, from 9:00am until noon, PDT. As stated on their website, Gay For Good “aims to energize and mobilize the LGBT community to interact with the greater community by volunteering Continue Reading

Funding the ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?’ Project

For over 15 years now, Heidi & Daniel Howarth have been a Exeter, U.K. based husband and wife team, working freelance as illustrator and author, respectively. The couple met while studying Graphic Design, and have worked side-by-side on a great number of creative endeavors. Their main area of expertise is Continue Reading

Go Purple: GLAAD Presents #spiritday On Oct 16, 2014

Go purple to stand against bullying on October 16th for #spiritday ! Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth! Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Presenting National Consortium of Breast Centers

In recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we here at OSC would like to recognize the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. The NCBC is a nonprofit member organization “dedicated to excellence in breast health care for the general public.” Members include breast health professionals who provide direct patient Continue Reading

Revisiting Cyndi Lauper’s New York Residence for Homeless LGBT Youth

In 2011, Singer Cyndi Lauper orchestrated and collaborated with the non-profit West End Intergenerational Residence, to raise funds for the first shelter for homeless LGBT youth in New York City. The True Colors Residence (the name based on her 1986 hit “True Colors”) is a groundbreaking facility in New York Continue Reading

NOMORE.org: Together We Can End Domestic Violence

NO MORE is a graphical symbol, much like the ‘breast cancer’ ribbon and the ‘support our troops’ ribbon, which is intended to bring together all people, organizations and communities that support ending domestic violence and sexual assault in our society. According to their website, “NO MORE is a new unifying Continue Reading

‘Uprising of Love’ Concert To Support LGBTI Community Worldwide – New York, NY

Join Sting and a long list of artists on Monday, September 15 at the Gershwin Theater, in New York for “Uprising of Love,” which supports the safety and dignity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex people worldwide. “At this unique moment in history, when we are seeing such rapid Continue Reading