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GLSEN’s work in secondary schools, like the distribution of the GLSEN Safe Space Kit to every middle and high school in the country, has shifted the needle towards respect for all. But at a time when several states are attempting to roll
Unjust: How the Broken Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems Fail LGBTQ Youth was released today.This blog was co-authored by Emily Greytak, PhD, Director of Research at GLSEN and Naomi Goldberg, Policy and Research Director at the
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Connor Franta at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles to be held Friday, October 21, at the Beverly Wilshire, Bev
GLSEN’s Director of Public Policy, Nathan Smith, expressed disappointment with Judge Reed O’Connor of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas’s ruling that the U.S. Department of Education could not enforce its interpr
Position: Director of Education & Youth ProgramsGLSEN is the leading national organization dedicated to addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues in K-12 schools. We seek a creative visionary to lead the content
GLSEN's National Student Council in Washington, D.C. / Photo by Wunmi OnibudoEvery year, GLSEN selects a group of exceptional LGBTQ young people for our national student leadership team, the National Student Council (NSC). Selected
On March 23, 2009, a GLSEN delegation met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan – the first time a sitting Secretary of Education had ever taken a meeting on LGBTQ issues in education. Our team of students, educators and parents told
This is a guest post by Laura Kann, PhD, Chief of the School-Based Surveillance Branch of the Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The first nationally representative study of U.S.
I always wanted How To Be You to be your book. I've tried everything to make it yours. I mean, you're mentioned in the title for heaven's sake! But it goes beyond just the title, of course. Every paragraph, every crafty art project in its
Earlier this year GLSEN Washington announced an initiative to award a rainbow tassel and certificate of achievement to every graduating high school senior across the state, at no cost to the student or their GSA. During May/June 2016
Join us at the GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles on Friday, October 21st, 2016, at the Beverly Wilshire.
Media Contacts: Sean NonnenmacherStudent Organizing Coordinator, GLSEN Kari HudnellMedia Relations Manager, GLSEN Nationalpress@glsen.org646-388-6575 GLSEN Phoenix Statement on Death of Local GSA
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, made the following statement in response to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement that the 2017 All-Star Game will not be held in Charlotte, N.C., as planned.
“I see everyone as a hero. Life can be so tough sometimes. Other people’s opinions can wear on you. Other people’s hatred can make life feel very difficult for some of us. Anyone who can go through the challenges of dealing with others’
Reports to: Director of Communications  GLSEN, the leading national organization championing LGBT issues in K-12 education, seeks a creative and enthusiastic graphic designer to join its team. The Graphic Design Manager will
Reports to: Chief Development OfficerGLSEN, the leading national organization championing LGBT issues in K-12 education, seeks applications for an important frontline fundraising position: GLSEN has built a new fundraising team to lead the
Photo courtesy of Jeffrey MarshHow are you so confident in life? How can I be confident?Friend of GLSEN, Jeffrey Marsh, is often asked these questions. The online sensation, public speaker and youth advocate extraordinaire whose
Media Contacts:Kari HudnellMedia Relations Managerpress@glsen.org646-388-6575 Curtis LahaieMarketing and Communications Associatecurtis.lahaie@glsen.org646-388-6572  LGBTQ Students Face Unfair School Discipline, Pushing Many
This report examines the conditions that push LGBTQ youth out of school, including unsafe climates, unfair discipline policies, and discriminatory practices.
As GLSEN continues to memorialize the victims of the tragedy in Orlando, we believe that a visible show of pride in our identities and communities has rarely been more urgent. That’s why GLSEN is calling upon our community to “Show Your