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GLSEN News and Announcements

GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, applauded the reintroduction of the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.
GLSEN today announced expansion of its chapter network to 40 in 28 states with the addition of three new chapters: GLSEN Atlanta, GLSEN Southeast Arkansas and GLSEN Springfield.
GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, today applauded key elements of President Obama’s proposed budget, specifically noting increases in funding for equity and opportunity in education.
GLSEN Statement on the Reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey
As part of its ongoing mission to create safe and affirming schools for all students, GLSEN will celebrate No Name-Calling Week January 19-23 with educators and students across the country – and more than 60 partner organizations.
Online Auction Offers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences to Benefit GLSEN's Efforts in K-12 Schools.
GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, released the following statement in response to Mayor Vincent Gray signing into law “The Conversion Therapy for Minors Prohibition Amendment Act of 2013,” a ban on “conversion therapy” for minors.
GLSEN today released state-level data from its biennial National School Climate Survey report for 29 states that show that schools remain unsafe for the majority of LGBT students.
Biennial National School Climate Survey report shows how ongoing hostile school climates impact the safety and mental health of LGBT students, as well as their educational outcomes.
The Gender Identity in U.S. Surveillance Group, on which GLSEN is represented, released a report that highlights the lack of survey measures to identify gender minority respondents in most federally-supported population-based surveys.
 NEW YORK, Sep. 19, 2014 – GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) today called on iHeartMedia CEO Robert Pittman to speak out against comments made earlier this week on its radio properties by Sean Hannity. The
GLSEN Announces Danny Moder & Julia Roberts, NBC Entertainment’s Robert Greenblatt, Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough to be honored at Respect Awards - Los Angeles
GLSEN and Campus Pride partner to expand the reach and impact of Campus Pride National LGBT-Friendly College Fair Program.
GLSEN Names Dr. Laura Taylor of Illinois Educator of the Year
GLSEN Names Utah’s Park City High School Student Club as GSA of the Year
U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Clarifying Title IX Protections for Transgender Students
Janet Mock, AT&T and GLSEN’s Educator and GSA of the Year To Be Honored
Gov. Deval Patrick Signs Legislation Making Massachusetts 17th State to Enact Enumerated Anti-Bullying Law
Hundreds of thousands of students participated in GLSEN’s Day of Silence on 4/11.
United States, UNESCO and International NGOs to Host French Premiere of Award-Winning Film ‘Bully’