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Dear GLSEN Family, Last week, in the immediate aftermath of unspeakable tragedy, educators in many communities had to return to the classroom. Students had to show up for school. The daily work of teaching and learning continued, even
We will forever mourn and memorialize the victims of the Pulse shooting in Orlando and will grieve the loss of safe and affirming spaces for LGBTQ people for some time. As we begin to think about how to move forward and look ahead to
Dear LGBTQ Youth,I’m 33 years old, and my mother still tells me to “be safe” when I walk out of her house. In that moment, it’s like she’s seeing all the parts of me that add higher threat levels to my existence: queer, brown, deemed
Dear GLSEN family,  The last several days, as you might imagine, have been extremely difficult for us in Orlando and for the larger communities grieving at this time, as our hearts remain heavy after last Sunday’s tragedy. But I
Para la familia GLSEN,Anoche en el Stonewall Inn aquí en la ciudad de Nueva York, y en miles de vigilias similares en todo el país, la gente se reunió en memoria de las víctimas del ataque club nocturno Pulse en la ciudad de Orlando. En
To the GLSEN Family, Last night at the Stonewall Inn here in New York City, and at thousands of similar vigils around the country, people came together in remembrance of the victims of the attack at Pulse in Orlando. In times of
Dear Educators,Today, as shocking news of the horrific attack in Orlando filtered through my timelines, feeds and inbox, I paused to think about what it will be like for you to return to your students tomorrow. In the coming days
Media Contacts:Ginger MalcomGLSEN Orlando  Kari HudnellMedia Relations Managerpress@glsen.org646-388-6575  GLSEN Orlando Statement on Tragedy at Pulse Nightclub  ORLANDO (June
Last night at the LGBT nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla., a senseless attack on the LGBT community took place. With 50 reported killed and 52 injured, the tragedy is the worst mass shooting in recent United States history. We offer our
Basketball is a sport that I hold near and dear to my heart. Born and raised in the hometown of five-time NBA championship winners, the San Antonio Spurs, I played for several years and found a sense of comfort in the game that I couldn't
From physical education class to the playing field, athletic spaces at school are often hostile places for LGBTQ youth. Unfortunately, these spaces can be so hostile that many students outright avoid them: Nearly a third avoid P.E. classes
ABOUT USGLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students. GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual
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GLSEN Massachusetts Educator Socials are a chance to build communities, network, share stories, and get support as educators committed to creating safe and supportive schools for all students.
When our GSA advisor, Michelle, first announced that we won GLSEN’s GSA of the Year, we were in complete shock, speechless even. She and Courtney, our principal, decided to announce the news during Caitlyn Jenner’s visit to our school. Not
GLSEN Washington State would like to invite students and our volunteers to march with us in the 2016 Seattle Pride Parade!
This Monday was the 13th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards -- New York! At the #RespectAwards, we honored an incredible set of individuals and corporations that have made a positive impact on the lives of LGBT youth and changed school
Media Contact:Kari HudnellMedia Relations Managerpress@glsen.org646-388-6575  George Stephanopoulos and Alexandra Wentworth, Ilene Chaiken, Optimedia, Amber Schweitzer and Academy for Young Writers GSA Honored at 2016 GLSEN
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