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GLSEN's Chapter Organizer newsletter, published on January 10, 2017.
GLSEN's Chapter Organizer newsletter, published on February 1, 2017.
Day of Silence: Info + Resources
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo Navigating romantic relationships as a queer youth is often like finding a light switch in the dark. Sometimes, you trip over things and fall face-first onto the unforgiving floor. It might take years to find that
"Parents, students and advocates for inclusive public education across our country deserve to hear how President Trump, Mr. Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will protect the civil rights of ALL Americans."
This year, state legislators across the country are pushing forward a wave of proposals that specifically prohibit transgender students from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity (a.k.a. “bathroom bills”).  Despite
Dear Michelle Obama, The former First Lady of the United States. Wow, I cannot believe I'm uttering these words. Even though I knew you could be First Lady for only eight years, this all happened more quickly than expected. In the last
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo The moment I was outed as queer in middle school, my walls came crashing down. A secret I held so close to me was exposed. I was exposed. Tears cascaded down my cheeks that night, and I questioned my very worth. Who
“We call on Secretary DeVos to honor her confirmation commitment to address ‘the needs of all parents and students’ and to be ‘a strong advocate for great public schools.’
Use this resource on pronouns and gender-neutral language to better support Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming (GNC) Students and Educators.
“This executive order does not increase freedom of religion; rather, it creates a license to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans, women and other groups."
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo The first Presidential election I can remember was in 2008. The day President Obama was elected, I was nine years old, and I remember watching him speak on TV that evening. Amidst patriotic balloons and feverish
Retreat Tuition & Accommodation OptionsDeluxe Rooms include a fireplace. Please Note: there are a limited number of deluxe rooms available. Participant #1: Tuition & Accommodations SINGLE STANDARD (one person in the room) = $
The GLSEN Respect Awards - New York will occur on May 15th, 2017, at Cipriani 42nd Street.
During GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week, members of GLSEN's National Student Council, together with other students, educators, and community advocates, took to Twitter to discuss how to put #KindnessInAction and end bullying and name-calling