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5 Ways To Start An Encore Career - HUFFPOST 

James Robinson was lucky to survive after years of drug abuse he attributes to living a closeted gay life. 


‘Fat Butt Michelle Obama,’ Anti-Gay Remarks Get High School Teacher-Coach Bob Grisham Suspended - HUFFPOST 

James Robinson of Huntville’s GLBT Advocacy and Youth Services concurred. “This is wrong, unethical, unprofessional, on so many levels, that there should be no question that if it is verified that this happened in a classroom, that this teacher should be removed from his position.”

Alabama school coach Bob Grisham calls Michelle Obama 'fat butt' - DIGITAL JOURNAL 

Robinson of GLBT Advocacy and Youth Services did not think Grisham's comments were funny. He said: "This is undoubtedly a situation of bullying. It's verbal bullying. It's emotional bullying."

High school coach sparks outrage after student taped him referring to Michelle Obama as 'FAT BUTT' and ranting about 'queers' 

- Daily Mail

'Every time I listen to this recording, I become angrier and angrier,' James Robinson

Vigil held in Montgomery for victims of hate crimes - atticus circle - 02/20/2012

The Billy Jack Gaither Award was awarded to James Robinson, executive director at GLBT Advocacy and Youth Services in Huntsville, AL. Mr. Robinson shared the story of his turn around from a destructive lifestyle to one where he is secure in who he is and in his work helping others who are struggling with similar issues.

Alabama High School JROTC Instructor Makes Anti-gay Comments; District Officials Look the Other Way - patheos

“The students were having a conversation, like students have, and one of them said she someday wanted to live in San Francisco,” Robinson said.

Vigil to call for greater legal protection for gays in Ala. - weld  Birmingham's Newspaper 

“The longer I do this, the more I hear personal stories,” Robinson told Weld Local in a telephone interview. “The more people talk to me, I realize how common these problems are, and I realize how significant it is that we address it.”

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