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This is a historic political moment, with a high-stakes election only days away. And it's a moment for all of us to renew our commitment to LGBTQ youth and pledge to support them. It's a time to make history. Last month was LGBT History
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo This summer, Levi's gifted GLSEN's National Student Council, our student leadership team, with custom trucker jackets, and the gift sparked an idea: What if everyone had their own Respect-wear apparel or accessories
This month was the 10th annual National Bullying Prevention Month, which provides an opportunity for the school community to come together to raise awareness of bullying and harassment. The bad news? According to our new report, From
Director of Public Policy, Nathan Smith, responded to the decision by the Supreme Court to review the case of Gavin Grimm, a Virginia high school student who has been barred from using the restroom that corresponds with his gender identity.
In 1994, a history teacher, Rodney Wilson, with support from GLSEN and others, started LGBT History Month to honor the achievements of LGBTQ people and to bring these important figures into the classroom. In 2016, LGBT History Month
GLSEN, in partnership with long-time supporter Julia Roberts, is calling on fans to celebrate her birthday on October 28 by donating $49 in honor of her 49th birthday.
Happy LGBT History Month! There are so many LGBTQ folks who have made their mark on history. Unfortunately, many of them have gone without credit. Few are mentioned in mainstream history books, and when they are, their sexuality and
August 29, 2014 Hello Chapter Leaders, It has been quite a busy month in Field Services! We recently launched Period 2 of GLSEN Chapter Accreditation and the Back-to-School campaign, continued
GLSEN Phoenix announces its second Sparkle Glitter GLSEN Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony. The event, designed to celebrate safe schools advocacy efforts throughout the Phoenix area, will be held on November 17, 2016 from 6 p.m
GLSEN honored Kate Hudson, Connor Franta, Jess Cagle, Target, Kevin Brockman and San Diego high-school student Edward Estrada at the 2016 GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles on Friday, October 21, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills.
As Latinx Heritage Month comes to a close, we asked GLSEN’s National Student Council, our national leadership team of LGBTQ student activists, about the LGBTQ Latinx people who they think should be in every LGBT-inclusive curriculum. Below
Objectives:  The Digital Engagement Manager is responsible for the visibility and growth of GLSEN’s brand and how we engage with constituencies across digital channels, including web, social and email. The Digital Engagement Manager
What do our Chapter Leaders do?Student & Community Organizing | Our chapter leaders work with LGBTQ and ally K-12 students and Gay-Straight Alliances across the region to provide support for development, programming, and
Reports:Organizing AssociateLocation: This position is based in GLSEN’s Washington, D.C. officeObjectives: The Public Policy Intern will assist Public Policy staff in both state and federal work, ranging from legislation,
The Levi’s® brand and GLSEN are giving LGBTQ youth and their allies the chance to visibly show respect by creating their own “respect-wear.”
Coming out in Tennessee is an act of bravery. Sadly, for some the response is erasure and dismissal. We want stories told.
What if everyone made their own Respect-wear apparel or accessories?
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor San Diego high-school junior Edward Estrada with the Student Advocate of the Year Award and Target with the Champ
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson with the Inspiration Award at the GLSEN’s Respect
America's elected officials have the power to set policies and laws that reach the over 1 million LGBTQ students in K-12 education nationwide. Register to vote in support of policies and laws that are LGBTQ-inclusive!