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GLSEN News and Announcements

 NEW YORK, Sep. 19, 2014 – GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) today called on iHeartMedia CEO Robert Pittman to speak out against comments made earlier this week on its radio properties by Sean Hannity. The
GLSEN Announces Danny Moder & Julia Roberts, NBC Entertainment’s Robert Greenblatt, Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough to be honored at Respect Awards - Los Angeles
GLSEN and Campus Pride partner to expand the reach and impact of Campus Pride National LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program.
GLSEN Names Dr. Laura Taylor of Illinois Educator of the Year
GLSEN Names Utah’s Park City High School Student Club as GSA of the Year
U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Clarifying Title IX Protections for Transgender Students
Janet Mock, AT&T and GLSEN’s Educator and GSA of the Year To Be Honored
Gov. Deval Patrick Signs Legislation Making Massachusetts 17th State to Enact Enumerated Anti-Bullying Law
Hundreds of thousands of students participated in GLSEN’s Day of Silence on 4/11.
United States, UNESCO and International NGOs to Host French Premiere of Award-Winning Film ‘Bully’
NBA to Auction Jason Collins Jerseys to Benefit GLSEN
New Curriculum Based On Book of Poetry About Matthew Shepard
GLSEN announces a new partnership to broaden inclusion of LGBT content in teacher preparation.
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.