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Schools across the country celebrate the 10th anniversary of No Name-Calling Week.
GLSEN Outraged that Bullied Transgender Student Charged with Crime While Harassers Merely Suspended. Case is Example of Racism and Transphobia in School, Juvenile Justice Systems.
Depts of Ed and Justice release groundbreaking federal guidance to assist schools in making disciplinary practices less discriminatory.
GLSEN Completes Three-Year Campaign to Distribute Safe Space Kit to Every Middle and High School
The Safe Schools Improvement Act has reached record support in Congress, including more Republican cosponsors than any other LGBT-inclusive bill.
The legislation passed the Senate today by a sweeping vote of 64-32 and now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Responses to Dolphins bullying scandal and new comments from former QB Kordell Stewart underscore potential harm to youth.
When we don't deal with bullying among children and youth, we have to deal with it throughout our culture.
GLSEN Ally Week Invites Students, Educators To Show Support for LGBT Youth
Media Contact:Andy MarraPublic Relations Manager(646) August 23, 2013WASHINGTON - GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, applauds guidance issued this week by the U.S. Department of
ACLU Urges School Board to Re-Post GLSEN “Safe Space” Anti-Bullying Posters After Censorship
GLSEN Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard to Deliver Speech Wednesday at 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Only Leader of LGBT Organization Selected to Speak
NJ Governor Chris Christie Signs Bill Banning Sexual Orientation Change Efforts on Youth
Emmy-Nominated Actress Kerry Washington & LA Galaxy Soccer Player Robbie Rogers Named Honorary Co-Chairs for GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles, Oct. 18
Kyra Sedgwick, Emmy®, Golden Globe® & People's Choice® Award-Winning Actress to Join GLSEN’s National Board of Directors
GLSEN Applauds Signing of AB 1266 to Protect California’s Transgender Students in Public Schools
GLSEN and Log Cabin Republicans Laud Senator Murkowski’s Support of Safe Schools Improvement Act
GLSEN Lauds Resolution in National Center for Lesbian Rights Case Regarding California Transgender Student
LGBT youth face greater harassment online, but also find greater peer support and access to health information. Out Online is the first study to examine in-depth the experiences of LGBT youth on the Internet.
An incredible turning point in the lives of millions of LGBT Americans. Discrimination should only exist in history books.