Watch This Gay Valedictorian Give His Banned Graduation Speech

Publish Date
Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 1:09PM

Evan Young was the Valedictorian of his high school and planned to give a speech. But when school officials learnt he planned to announce he was gay as part of a wider message of acceptance in his speech, he was banned from giving it and instructed to omit the announcement. Even though he wasn't allowed to give his speech at his school, he was offered the opportunity to give it at the annual fundraiser for a gay rights group. Here it is.