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GLSEN News and Announcements

Brendon Urie, front man of the band Panic! at the Disco, will receive the Inspiration Award for his ongoing commitment to LGBTQ youth and for investing in the power of students to create more inclusive schools.
Senate Bill 288 will decrease bullying and increase safety for LGBTQ students in New Mexico
The Equality Act would provide explicit protections to millions of Americans who face discrimination, including LGBTQ students and educators
HB 1151 grossly expands the state’s indecent exposure law to specifically target and criminalize transgender people, including trans students
GLSEN will honor the cast and creative team of Pose with the Champion Award during the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York, on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street.
Despite a lack of critical training and resources, school counselors, psychologists, and social workers hold positive attitudes towards and work to support LGBTQ students. Particular need for increased education and training...
State snapshots of data from 41 states and Puerto Rico show our nation's schools are unsafe for many LGBTQ students.
GLSEN, NBJC, NCTE, & PFLAG condemn Federal Commission on School Safety recommendation to rescind school disciplinary guidance.
Education Secretary DeVos' proposed new Title IX rules for schools handling allegations of sexual harassment aimed at scrapping Obama-era guidance that sought to protect students raising accusations of sexual harassment and assault.
Leading national organizations working to advance equity for youth, including youth of color, LGBTQ youth, and youth at the intersections of these identities, issue call to action to advance equity & justice for LGBTQ youth of color.
GLSEN issued the following statement regarding a historic win for transgender rights in Massachusetts, accompanied by historic gains in representation by LGBTQ people, people of color, and women in public life.
"To claim that this proposal has anything to do with science, objectivity, and the requirements of effective administration is a vicious lie," said Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director.
Yara Shahidi, Ellen Pompeo, Max Mutchnick & David Kohan, Twentieth Century Fox Films, and Student Advocate of the Year, Ruby Noboa, honored at GLSEN's 2018 Respect Awards - Los Angeles.
New data from the largest-ever survey of LGBTQ students shows homophobic remarks and verbal harassment in school leveling off for the first time in a decade, and victimization based on gender expression increasing.
GLSEN is pleased to announce Ruby Noboa will be honored as the 2018 Student Advocate of the Year at the 2018 GLSEN LA Respect Awards.
This model school policy offers guidance and policy language for teachers and administrators to ensure their schools foster safe learning environments for all students, including transgender youth.
GLSEN & MAP launched a new national Safe Schools campaign and public service advertisement, “Hallway,” to grow the national Safe Schools Movement necessary to sustain and build support for safe schools for transgender students nationwid
In 2012, the Netherlands mandated the inclusion of sexual diversity in the Dutch curriculum. This past January, I visited fourteen schools and interviewed over thirty Dutch educators and advocates to synthesize best practices from the
In 2012, the Netherlands mandated the inclusion of sexual diversity in the Dutch curriculum. This past January, I visited fourteen schools and interviewed over thirty Dutch educators and advocates to synthesize best practices from the
Every day since Election Night 2016 it feels like there’s a new nightmare to face. Watching the results come in with my friends in my dorm room is a moment I will never forget. That night my friends and classmates, LGBTQ students,

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