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ABOUT GLSEN GLSEN is the leading education organization dedicated to creating safe & inclusive K-12 schools for all students regardless of sexuality, gender identity, or gender expression.  ABOUT THE POSITION GLSEN is seeking
Reports to: Chief Research & Strategy Officer GLSEN is the leading national organization dedicated to addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, andtransgender (LGBT) issues in K-12 schools. We seek a creative visionary to lead the
A few weeks ago, I graduated from of one of the highest-performing high schools in Kentucky. My school was just like many others, with a strong focus on academics, fiercely competitive athletics, outstanding arts departments, and
The 3rd Annual Sparkle Glitter GLSEN Fundraising Cocktail Reception and Awards Ceremony Date & Time  Venue Directions Dress Code Parking November 16, 2017from 6PM to 9:30PM The Heard Museum2301
GLSEN is disturbed by the lack of clarity in the leaked Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) memo that confuses serious issues related to the handling of cases by the Office of Civil Rights and will only make the OCR’s work
I am a 47-year-old trans educator.
Being non-binary means identifying as a gender other than exclusively male or female.
Gender Terminology
GLSEN's National Student Council Member Miguel talks about what it means to be genderfluid.
Reports to: Director of Public Policy Location: Washington, D.C.   Overview GLSEN supports the development of inclusive and affirming state and school district policies that create a positive school climate for all students,
It took me three years of teaching middle-school science before feeling comfortable enough to come out to my students as a trans man. We were starting a unit focused on how identity impacts the practice of science, including the ways
For some folks, there were specific classrooms from their K-12 experience that made them feel welcome, safe, and confident in their ability to succeed. Perhaps the content matter was special because it aligned with their specific goals
In a Senate hearing on June 6, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos referred to discrimination against LGBTQ students as an area of “unsettled” law, and repeatedly evaded questions on the subject by deferring to federal law...
Our MissionGLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self,
"This ruling justly affirms the rights of transgender students to attend school free from discrimination." - Nathan Smith, Director of Public Policy
"It is appalling that Secretary DeVos could not name a single example of discrimination that would disqualify a school from receiving federal funds," said Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director
May 1, 2017 Hello Fabulous GLSEN-neers, Happy Asian Pacific Heritage Month! As we are leading into the month there is a list of GLSEN resources listed in the "Dip into GLSEN's History" section. We
You are: A college or graduate student focusing on non-profit management, community organizing, social justice work or a combination of the three. Passionate about equal access to education and about safe, healthful and respectful
CARLA GUGINO, ANN CLARK, RYAN PEDLOW, ROLAND PARK ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL & FIRST DATA HONORED AT 2017 GLSEN RESPECT AWARDS – NEW YORK EVENT RAISES 1.2M FOR CREATING SAFE AND LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE K-12 EDUCATION
Interested in working to ensure educators are empowered with knowledge on how to be supportive allies to LGBTQ youth? Do you have experience with facilitation? Are you a former educator? If you answered yes to any of those questions you

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