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>Great news from Alabama! Last week, Birmingham's Board of Education passed two critical pieces of legislation affecting city schools. The first policy--the most comprehensive anti-bullying policy in the state of Alabama--includes
>GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard (L) and Sirdeaner Walker traveled to Washington DC to urge members of Congress to advocate for and advance comprehensive anti-bullying and LGBT-inclusive policies.Last week, Congress passed historic
>Pumpkin art by Community Initatives Associate Kiwi Grady:
>Regarding Elizabeth's post, I just want to point out that Corruna School Board Treasurer James Lockwood does not speak for all tall, white men.
>Good news from MI tonight via Todd Heywood of the Michigan Messenger. A local Shiawassee County school board plans to hold a meeting as soon as Monday to rescind a decision it made Oct. 23 to order the removal of an extracurricular club
>GLSEN applauds President Obama and Congress on this historic day for recognizing the critical need to ensure that investigations of biased-motivated violence based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and disability,
>Autumn Sandeen has a great blog post at Pam's House Blend about an article in the November issue of Seventeen Magazine, "My Boyfriend Turned Out to be a Girl."While transphobia obviously is nothing new in the media, it is rather shocking
>Autumn Sandeen has a great blog post at Pam's House Blend about an article in the November issue of Seventeen Magazine, "My Boyfriend Turned Out to be a Girl."While transphobia obviously is nothing new in the media, it is rather shocking
>UPDATE: Thanks to all who tweeted. The contest has concluded. Hope you had a fantastic Ally Week!This year, ALLY Week has been awesome. We have read many stories from school wide events to students tabling at lunch, from GSAs wearing all
>Cross-posted from blog.glsen.org:This year, ALLY Week has been awesome. We have read many stories from school wide events to students tabling at lunch, from GSAs wearing all yellow to organizations honoring local allies.Now we want to
>We at GLSEN love to hear about the organizing you’re doing to make schools safer and to end anti-LGBT bullying and harassment. Organizers use Ally Week to identify Allies against anti-LGBT language, bullying and harassment. Jenna, a high
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>http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/news/record/2479.htmlFrom the GLSEN press release:Thousands of students across the country this week are pledging to address anti-gay bullying as part of GLSEN’s fifth annual Ally Week, a week of
>A message for GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard:GLSEN’s already historic PSA campaign will make history once again tonight. One of our groundbreaking commercials, featuring Hilary Duff, will air during the season premiere of Ugly Betty
>As we celebrate the year anniversary of the launch of the GLSEN/Ad Council PSA campaign, Think Before You Speak, let's take a look at how some students used the materials to create their own in-school campaign. GLSEN's organizational
>Guest post from Bryan Pacheco, GLSEN's Public Ally in our Community Initiatives Department:Today is the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month. The purpose of this month is to reflect and honor the contributions of the larger Hispanic
>Dear GLSEN friends and colleagues:I imagine that you are aware of recent coverage of renewed attacks on GLSEN’s founder, Kevin Jennings, now serving as the Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education for the Office of Safe and Drug Free
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>Check out a few photos from the red carpet at Friday's fifth annual GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles:Melissa Joan Hart and Kelly Osbourne swap dance partners, Kelly with Make Ballas and Mellisa with Louis van Amstel.HBO executive
>Entertainment Tonight was one of 30 media outlets to cover the red carpet at the fifth annual GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles. Check out ET's report below with interviews from Melissa Joan Hart, Sara Ramirez, Chandra Wilson, Jason

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