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LGBTI Youth Conference Underway in Connecticut 

Cultural Hurdles, Discrimination Limit Medical Care Options for LGBTs

Reaching the Unreachable: Connecticut's Homeless Youths

The Psychology and Sociology of Coming Out of the Closet 

Kamora Herrington At Creating Change conference
Robin McHaelen receives the HRC Upstander Award

How Caitlyn Jenner’s transition impacts transgender people who aren’t in the spotlight

Kamora Herrington: Why she kicks ass

People are different…we’re all cool, just deal

State Law Makes It Easier for Transgender Individuals to Change Their Birth Certificates

True Colors LGBT youth conference  

True Colors Workshop: Queer And Godly

Interview with Dorothy Awards Honoree True Colors (Executive Director Robin McHaelen)

PPSNE Supports Largest LGBT Youth Conference in the Country
True Colors Conference March 2016 

2014 True Colors Conference, Largest Youth Conference in the US!

Safe Harbor Project
Robin McHaelen MSW ’94 Co-Authors Book on Sexuality & Gender Diversity

Where Were You When I Got Arrested Protesting Racism In Hartford?

Robin McHaelen & Our True Colors: Truly Transformational for Today’s Gay Youth
Robin P. McHaelen - Virginia Uribe Award for Creative Leadership in Human Rights



True Colors 5 K

True Colors - 5 K Winners

You tube - TC XIX keynote

TC Donation

You Tube - Kamora (2012)

You Tube Get Gaga to the Conference (2011)

You Tube - Trans (2011)

MSNBC - Gay Kiss (2011)

Teens tell their truth (2010)

Tyra Banks (2009)

Articles and Webinars:

The Hour - Vigil protest

Female masculinity

Norwalk anti-bullying vigil

Trayvon Martin

Letter to Tracey Morgan

NBJC - Leadership Advisory Council

Newtown High Blog - Conference

Rainbow Times - Conference

Gay Teens searching for help

CT Gay and Lesbian Law

AFC makes a trip

CBPN (featured profile of our ED)

UCONN SSW (Q&A with our ED)

CCSU (an oral history with founder, Robin McHaelen)

Yale Daily News: Featuring one of our mentees!

Catholics criticized

Social Workers Speak about abuse of LGBT youth in out-of-home care

Shattered Lives (radio interview)

Daily Activist

We Did It Blog

Transformational Youth

Building Connections (mentoring LGBT youth webinar)



Governor Malloy address True Colors

True Colors Supports Youth

Challenges in SW today - UCONN

The Right Stuff

Transgender Bill Advances

TRT Heros

Diversity Works

Youth credits True Colors with helping him be his best self.

Don’t pit my communities against each other! - True Colors’ Kamora Herrington responds to Tracy Morgan homophobia.

Helen Ubinas weighs into the controversy

VIDEO: Our True Colors Featured on CNN: "Gay Teens Talk Their Truth"


Public News Service - Suicide


Unchristian Response to Homos

Transitions - sustaining social change

Norwich Bulletin: Gay Teens Searching For Help

Norwich Bulletin: Noank Group For Families Promotes Acceptance

VIDEO: True Colors in the News - "Gay in America: Tension and Tolerance” True Colors is a part of the solution. Are you?



Bullying (interview with John Dankowski)

Back to School

Tapestry Award


The Tyra Banks Show with guest, Kamora Herrington, September

Let Them Talk, Interview w/ Kamora Herrington and True Colors Mentees, July

ABC News Report on “Gay Exorcism’ – June, ABC

NLC Trans Interviews with Kamora Herrington and Antonia Loconte, February



Where We Live: LGBT Bullying, June 2nd, CT Public Broadcasting Networking


Maine Vote: A Sad Development, November, 6th, Hartford Courant Letter to the Editor

True  Colors Eases Back to School Experience, September 4th, Metroline

Video of church's 'casting out' gay 'demon' in teen sparks anger – June, CNN.com

Shelter from the Scorn, January, Hartford Advocate

School’s Gay-Straight Alliance gets encouragement after protest, May 4th, New Britain Herald

True Colors Conference: Beautiful Like A Rainbow, March 20th, Metroline


Virginia Uribe Award

Robin P. McHaelen - Virginia Uribe Award for Creative Leadership in Human Rights

Prior Years

Rainbow Center Encourages Exploring Diversity, 2007, The Daily Campus

Central CT State University Digital Library – Oral History Interview with Robin McHaelen, 2002





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