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Students Unite in Declaring #BlackLivesMatter

In this statement, GLSEN's National Student Council condemns police brutality and calls for greater support for Black lives

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Our Work

GLSEN believes that every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education. We are a national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN Chapters working to make this right a reality.

Our research and experience has shown that there are four major ways that schools can cultivate a safe and supportive environment for all of their students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 
 

News & Press

June 17th, 2020
GLSEN's Executive Director Eliza Byard lays out the concrete actions GLSEN will take to own up to our past mistakes and strive to become an anti-racist organization that centers the voices and leadership of Black and other BIPOC people.
June 17th, 2020
GLSEN's Deputy Executive Director Melanie Willingham-Jaggers explains how the landmark Supreme Court ruling affirming LGBTQ employment protections is also a call to action to fight for Black lives.

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Recent Research

Research, Reports, and Briefs
June 1st, 2020
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June 1st, 2020
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June 28th, 2020