I am writing a direct quote and using the writers name at the end. should the first name be capitali
"All young people regardless of sexual orientation or idetity deserve a safe & supportive invironment in which to achieve their full potential."
See example: _Harvey Milk
Personal names -- whether the first name alone, the last name alone, or all names together -- are ALWAYS capitalized regardless of their position in a sentence.
I had the opportunity to meet Harvey Milk while I was in college. He would have objected to being called harvey Milk or Harvey milk -- it is always Harvey Milk, just as you are always Kim Skattebo.
I hope this helps.
|link comment||answered Oct 27 '12 at 22:51 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow|
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