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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,
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,
GLSEN, the leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth, is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – LA to be held on Friday, October 19th in Los Angeles.
On Friday, Hawai’i Governor David Ige signed a bill that extends non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ students in Hawai’i schools. In response, Sarah Munshi, GLSEN State and District Policy Manager, released the following statement:
Today, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB 65 into law, a bill protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and widely discredited practice of so-called “conversion therapy.”
Funds to Support Students in Creating GSA Clubs in Every U.S. High School
Today, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation expanding existing civil rights protections in employment, housing, and public spaces to include transgender people. The following statement can be attributed to Sarah Munshi, GL
Today, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Kenneth L. Marcus as Assistant Secretary to the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Education. In response, GLSEN released the following statement:
Federal Commission on School Safety held a Listening Session with educational experts and gun violence activist. The following testimony was given by Dr. Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director during the session:
Based on several years of observations and co-teaching in multiple classrooms, this is the first book-length guide for teachers about LGBTQ-inclusive English Language Arts (ELA) instruction at the elementary level.
On Friday, Hawai’i Governor David Ige signed SB 270 -- a bill protecting LGBTQ youth by banning the dangerous practice of so-called “conversion therapy."
Celebrities, students, educational leaders, and allies show up to raise money; honor Rosario Dawson, David Henry Jacobs, Hollister Co., Stephanie Byers, & E.O. Green Junior High School.
The leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth will honor Rosario Dawson with the Inspiration Award during the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.
During a White House ceremony honoring educators ahead of next week’s National Teacher Appreciation Week, President Trump presented Mandy Manning, from Joel E. Ferris High School in Spokane, WA with the National Teacher of the Year award.

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