News & Press

November 21st, 2022
In response to the news, GLSEN Executive Director Melanie Willingham-Jaggers (they/she) issued the following statement
October 18th, 2022
Research reveals decrease in availability of school resources including GSAs, inclusive books and supportive teachers
September 15th, 2022
Over 250 LGBTQI+ justice, education, and civil rights organization have signed a letter urging the Department of Education to strengthen the proposed Title IX protections for trans and queer students.
June 28th, 2022
There’s no place for religious coercion in public education. All kids, regardless of religion, race, gender or sexual orientation, deserve a welcoming school experience.
June 24th, 2022
Ruling threatens millions of people's right to bodily autonomy, especially trans and LGBTQ+ youth already facing disproportionate barriers to abortion care.
June 23rd, 2022
We must call on our representatives to stand up for students and oppose extremists’ attempts to privatize our education system.
June 15th, 2022
President Biden issues historic executive order amid a raft of hateful anti-LGBTQ bills.
June 10th, 2022
GLSEN is proud to announce Linda Bagley, Kudzi Chikumbu, David Clancy, Matthew Schaab, and Mauree Turner have been elected to the GLSEN National Board of Directors.
May 26th, 2022
GLSEN stands with the community in Uvalde, TX. There is no place for violence in schools. We must ensure real safety for our children.
March 1st, 2022
President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court is a hopeful sign for communities that experience the greatest marginalization, including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC youth who are under attack in state legislatures across the country.
February 24th, 2022
GLSEN Brief Emphasizes Lack of Access for Trans and Nonbinary Athletes
February 24th, 2022
GLSEN strongly opposes Gov. Abbott’s non-binding letter and all efforts to discriminate against transgender and nonbinary people.
February 11th, 2022