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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.
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.

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