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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
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
Tonight is the GLSEN Respect Awards – New York, where we recognize students, educators, individuals and corporations that have made a significant impact on the lives of LGBT youth.  This year, we’re honoring George Stephanopoulos and
Join us at GLSEN's annual Pride Event and support our efforts to make sure that every student is safe and affirmed, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.
GLSEN Arizona Chapters Call on Superintendent Douglas to Use Federal Guidance to Protect the Rights and Well-Being of All Arizona Students PHOENIX (May 18, 2016) – On Friday, the Department of Education, along with the Department of
Media Contact:Kari HudnellMedia Relations Managerpress@glsen.org646-388-6575 GLSEN Statement on Education Ministers’ Global Call to Action to End Anti-LGBT Violence in Education NEW YORK (May 18, 2016) – GLSEN’s Executive
Media Contact:Curtis LahaieMarketing and Communications AssociateCurtis.Lahaie@glsen.org646-388-6572  GLSEN Partners with Burt’s Bees® for LGBT Pride Month Burt’s Bees Releases Rainbow Pride Lip Balm Pack in Support of GLSEN
Media Contact:Kari HudnellMedia Relations Managerpress@glsen.org646-388-6575  GLSEN Statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia  NEW YORK (May 17, 2016) – GLSEN’s Chief Research &
This month is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to recognize how Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made significant contributions to the history and culture of the United States. For GLSEN, it's a
Media Contact:press@glsen.org646-388-6575 GLSEN Celebrates Release of U.S. Department of Education’s Guidance for School Districts on Accommodating Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students Under Title IX  NEW YORK (May 12, 2016