Kylin Camburn, Coopersburg, Pa., has been selected as a GLAAD campus ambassador at Kutztown University. Camburn is a senior communication studies major and is minoring in bioethics.
GLAAD's Campus Ambassador Program engages young LGBTQ advocates that contribute to GLAAD's mission of amplifying and celebrating a wide range of voices from the LGBTQ community by producing dynamic, educational media content relevant to the lived experiences of queer youth.
Campus Ambassadors are also trained to work with the media as spokespeople and have had told their stories in national media from Entertainment Tonight, to Seventeen, Teen Vogue and more.
Camburn is an undergraduate assistant in the GLBTQ Resource Center at KU and is the vice president of Lambda Delta Xi Diaternity. They are heavily involved in local and national activism both for the environment and for equal rights for all people, especially through the use of art and poetry.
Founded in 1985 to counter inaccurate reporting on HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.To view these students click here: http://kutztown.meritpages.com/achievements/Kylin-Camburn-Named-GLAAD-Campus-Ambassador-at-Kutztown-University/81272