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Today, GLSEN released From Teasing to Torment: School Climate Revisited, a survey of secondary school students and teachers about the current landscape of bias and peer victimization in school.Unfortunately, according to the report, almost
Biased remarks, bullying and harassment remain a significant problem in U.S. middle and high schools, according to a report released today by GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools
Identifying outside the gender binaryBy Miguel Johnson  Being non-binary means identifying as a gender other than exclusively male or female. As a person who identifies as non-binary — in particular, as genderfluid, which means
Session 1 9:45-11:00LGBTQ+ 101This interactive workshop will cover common LGBTQ+ vocabulary, the differences between gender, sex, gender expression, and sexual orientation, the DESE guidance, and best practices for supporting LGBTQ+
 In honor of Bi Week, GLSEN and bisexual youth across the country took part in a Twitter chat last Friday, Bisexual Visibility Day, to discuss bisexual student experiences. The chat topped off a week of
This report examines bias and peer victimization in secondary schools, including an in-depth look at LGBTQ student issues.
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo The first day I showed up in my school counselor’s office, I was depressed and alone. Sabrina, my counselor, explained to me that her job is to listen and offer a helping hand to students who need support. Like a
GSA members will gain insight into the unique and complex issues facing bisexual people. This includes understanding bisexual erasure and how it is perpetuated.
 Welcome to the GLSEN Massachusetts school-based GSA Registration, an opportunity for you and your school-based GSA to be counted as one of the hundreds of student clubs across the state working to make schools safer and more
 Welcome to the GLSEN Massachusetts school-based GSA Registration, an opportunity for you and your school-based GSA to be counted as one of the hundreds of student clubs across the state working to make schools safer and more
 Welcome to the GLSEN Massachusetts school-based GSA Registration, an opportunity for you and your school-based GSA to be counted as one of the hundreds of student clubs across the state working to make schools safer and more
Welcome to the GLSEN Massachusetts school-based GSA Registration, an opportunity for you and your school-based GSA to be counted as one of the hundreds of student clubs across the state working to make schools safer and more affirming
GLSEN will honor Jess Cagle, Editorial Director of Time Inc.’s Celebrity, Entertainment and Style Group at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles.
Thank You for Helping Us Raise Over $1500!
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo When I started high school, all I wanted was to be myself. I had recently come out as female-to-male transgender and was eager to live my life as my true self. Everything was going great; people used my pronouns
GLSEN Northeast Ohio is pleased to offer Professional Development to Pre-K – 12 schools in our 23 Northeast Ohio counties or at the state level when also reaching teachers, administrators, or students in our 23 county reach.
Dr. Eileen Yellin (1956-2016) was a founding board member of GLSEN Phoenix, part of the original steering committee that spent a year meeting monthly with local educators, students, parents, activists and advocates, and other stakeholders
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo I first learned about Gay-Straight Alliances (a.k.a. Gender-Sexuality Alliances) during my first week of freshman year. I remember flipping through my school-issued agenda to find a list of extracurricular clubs
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo I can still distinctly remember how fantastic it felt when sixth-grade me found an old, water-damaged copy of Nancy Garden’s Annie on My Mind on the shelves of my school library. It was the first time I realized

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