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🚨NEW PODCAST EPISODE 🚨Lance Preston, ED & Founder Rainbow Youth Project, LGBTQIA+ Legal Advocate

🚨NEW PODCAST EPISODE 🚨Lance Preston, ED & Founder Rainbow Youth Project, LGBTQIA+ Legal Advocate

As a gay youth growing up in a small, deep South farming town in Tennessee, Lance Preston experienced an enormous amount of religious hate from the Southern Baptist Church. Though his family was always supportive, accepting, and loving, his struggles between living his truth and living in Christianity led to a suicide attempt at the age of 19. As a result, he is passionate in his advocacy for LGBTQ2S+ young people – especially those in rural areas where resources are extremely limited.

Lance Preston photo, ED Rainbow Youth Project
Lance Preston, ED Rainbow Youth Project

ocial welfare organization in response to recent legislation ten, Indigenous people, and immigrants in the United States.

He is a hands-on member of Rainbow Youth Project’s leadership team and actively participates in political discourse by advocating for LGBTQ2S+ youth rights at school board, state legislative, and other official hearings across the country. During the 2022-2023 school year, he testified before school boards in 127 districts across 12 states, and in opposition to anti-LGBTQ2S+ legislation before the Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia state senates and houses of representatives.

CW: Suicide, murder, child abuse.

Rainbow Youth Project: RYP is a social welfare organization that promotes the health, safety, and wellness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual young people throughout the United States.

Elevated Access: Non-profit organization that enables people to access healthcare by providing flights on private planes at no cost. Their volunteer pilot network transports clients seeking abortion or gender-affirming care across the United States.----more----

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Freedom Over Fascism
Freedom Over Fascism
Freedom Over Fascism hosted by historian, comms consultant, and activist Stephanie Wilson, investigates what it takes to rebuild power and freedom for people in MAGA captured states. MAGA is waging a full-out war against Americans to gain authoritarian power, and we must reclaim our freedom and our power.
We talk to authors, experts, activists, historians, and officials who sound the alarm and work to build freedom over fascism. Together we’ll discover what it takes to win in parts of America dominated by MAGA extremists.