Youth on Subjects of the World – Episode #11 – Youth on LGBTQ+ Today


Monday, April 24, 2017 4-6 PM EDT (9– 11 PM BST)

Youth on Subjects of the World – Listen in on our panel of amazing young people as they discuss current world events and important issues. They will choose one broad topic for each show, and talk about the facts, as well as, of course, their own opinions.

The panel for our eleventh episode includes Addy Sharkey, Arthur Velwest, Gavin Sharkey, Kaeden Prestay, Lachlan Sabourin, and Tilian Prestay.

The topic that they have chosen to discuss is LGBTQ+ Today.

If you are able to tune in LIVE, the Youth can also answer your questions LIVE.

Addy Sharkey


Hi, I’m Addy. I’m 13, I am unschooled and I live in Brooklyn.

Arthur Velwest


Arthur Velwest is a 20 year old unschooler who has spent much of his life pursuing self taught education. Currently in the childcare field, he would be happy to talk to anyone at any time about unschooling.

Gavin Sharkey


This is Gavin Sharkey. He is 15, lives in Brooklyn, and aspires to be a photographer. He has spent the past two years teaching himself photoshop and photography, and doesn’t intend to stop any time soon.

Kaeden Prestay


Kaeden Prestay is a 15 year old, always unschooled teen from Canada.  Their interests include voice, guitar, art, horseback riding, cosplay, qigong, reiki and writing.  Did we mention books?!  Kaeden is passionate about equal rights for everyone, regardless of their age, learning style or gender identity.  Kaeden identifies as gender fluid, preferring they/them pronouns and is very open about discussing this and other LGBTQ issues.

Lachlan Sabourin


I am a 14 year old World Schooler. I’m an artist and an actor. I’m a transgender boy and have been happily out for a while now. I have a few siblings and they are my inspiration and my daily challenge. And I enjoy long walks on the beach…

Tilian Prestay

(Picture and bio coming soon…)