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  • Safe Space Kit Released in Chile

    GLSEN has teamed up with long-time partner, Todo Mejora Foundation in Chile, to adapt one of its most important educational resources into Spanish for educators in Latin America.

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    GLSEN on Nevada Anti-Bullying Law

    GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr.

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  • GLSEN Statement on IDAHOT

    GLSEN’s Chief Research & Strategy Officer, Dr. Joe Kosciw, made the following statement in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, celebrated on May 17.

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    GLSEN on Oregon Conversion Therapy Ban

    GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, thanked Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state’s Legislature for passing and signing into law a ban on the use of conversion therapy on minors.

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  • GLSEN's Respect Awards-New York Honorees

    GLSEN announced that it will honor Matthew Morrison, Jon Stryker, Johnson & Johnson, teacher Desiree Raught and the Nixa High School Gay-Straight Alliance at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – New York to be held on June 1, at Cipriani 42nd Stree

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    GLSEN's Day of Silence 2015

    Thousands of students across the country will participate in GLSEN’s Day of Silence, an annual international event that brings attention to the anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment that is common in schools.

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  • Obama Calls to End Conversion Therapy

    GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, thanked President Obama for calling for an end to conversion therapy for minors.

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    GLSEN on Every Child Achieves Act

    GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, made the following statement on the release of the ‘Every Child Achieves Act of 2015,' the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s proposed bill for reauthorizing ESEA.

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  • GLSEN Reacts to Indiana's Revised RFRA

    GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, made the following statement on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s signing of the revised Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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    GLSEN on SSIA 2015

    GLSEN Statement on the Reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

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  • GLSEN Statement on SNDA Reintroduction

    GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, applauded the reintroduction of the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.

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    GLSEN Welcomes Three New Chapters

    GLSEN today announced expansion of its chapter network to 40 in 28 states with the addition of three new chapters: GLSEN Atlanta, GLSEN Southeast Arkansas and GLSEN Springfield.

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  • GLSEN Releases School Climate Survey

    Biennial National School Climate Survey report shows how ongoing hostile school climates impact the safety and mental health of LGBT students, as well as their educational outcomes.

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    GLSEN Releases State Snapshots

    GLSEN today released state-level data from its biennial National School Climate Survey report for 29 states that show that schools remain unsafe for the majority of LGBT students.

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  • Dept. of Ed.: Title IX Protects Trans Students

    U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Clarifying Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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