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Media Contact:Joanna CifredoMedia Relations ManagerJoanna.Cifredo@glsen.org646-388-6575   GLSEN Hails New Hampshire's Passage of Trans-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Protections  Transgender Educators in New Hampshire Are Now
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.
This May, Teleflora, the world’s leading floral delivery service and GLSEN, the leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth, are partnering in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week.
Students Across the United States Call on School Officials to Break The Silencing Effects of Anti-LGBTQ Bullying and Harassment
Tomorrow, Friday, April 27th, hundreds of thousands of students across the country will participate in the GLSEN Day of Silence.
GLSEN today announced they will honor E.O. Green Junior High School GSA, PRISM, as GSA of the Year and Stephanie Byers as Educator of the Year at the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.
Reintroduction of two key pieces of legislation in Congress that would ensure LGBTQ students are protected from bullying, harassment, and discrimination in the nation’s public schools, GLSEN advocates applaud decision in a statement.
GLSEN Hudson Valley calls on Section One Athletic Council officials to reverse decision to suspend coaches following participation in charity.
GLSEN is pleased to announce that Hollister Co., a brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), will be honored with the Corporate Ally Award at the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.
Department of Education’s (ED) Office for Civil Rights eliminates legal documents from the department’s website aimed at supporting transgender youth facing discrimination one year after rescinding guidance on Title IX.
GLSEN and 20th Century Fox Film Distribute Free Love, Simon Safe Schools Resources to Educators and Students
GLSEN and 20th Century Fox Film Announce Love, Simon Partnership to Support Inclusive Schools for All
Department of Education will no longer investigate or take action on any complaints regarding transgender students who are banned from restrooms and school facilities that align with their gender identity.
GLSEN released a research brief examining the impacts and implications of laws that prohibit the positive portrayal of homosexuality in schools.

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