Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bullied Gay Teenager Appointed to Phoenix Mayor’s Office


A Phoenix high school student who was bullied because he is gay is now making a difference in the city’s mayor’s office.

Mayor Greg Stanton appointed Caleb Laieski, who turned 17 in January, as his office’s youth and diversity liaison on March 15. The gay teenager works to raise awareness about bullying and diversity. He is also Stanton’s point person for youth-related issues.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to work for one of the largest cities in our nation," Laieski told EDGE. "I look forward to continue making Phoenix a safer place for our entire community."  Full story here!

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