News & Press

November 17th, 2021
GSAs Critical in Improving School Climate for LGBTQ+ Students
November 11th, 2021
New Research Highlights Benefits of Supportive School Resources for Transgender and Nonbinary Students Vulnerable to Discrimination
October 26th, 2021
GLSEN Statement on Texas HR 25, Urges Federal Nondiscrimination Protections to Protect Transgender Youth
October 21st, 2021
GLSEN Applauds Confirmation of Catherine Lhamon as U.S. Department of
Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
September 1st, 2021
The relaunch includes new recommendations to equip schools and families with best practices for inclusive physical education and sports amid hostile state landscape.
July 2nd, 2021
(New Haven, Connecticut) - Last week, included in the budget bills (SB 1202 and HB 6689) that Governor Lamont signed into law, was a provision that will fund the creation of a model K-8 curriculum for Connecticut that includes LGBTQ+ Studies.
June 3rd, 2021
The Nevada state legislature has passed Assembly Bill (AB) 261, which creates inclusive curricular standards for K-12 education.
June 17th, 2020
GLSEN's Executive Director Eliza Byard lays out the concrete actions GLSEN will take to own up to our past mistakes and strive to become an anti-racist organization that centers the voices and leadership of Black and other BIPOC people.
June 17th, 2020
GLSEN's Deputy Executive Director Melanie Willingham-Jaggers explains how the landmark Supreme Court ruling affirming LGBTQ employment protections is also a call to action to fight for Black lives.
June 15th, 2020
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court took a momentous step by affirming federal non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans, including the many LGBTQ educators in K-12 schools who have faced harassment or job loss simply because of who they are.
May 29th, 2020
This spring has been a stark and stinging reminder that racism, and its strategic objective, white supremacy, is as defining a characteristic of the American experience as those ideals upon which we claim to hold our democracy — justice, equality, liberty.
April 10th, 2020
HRC Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities program to feature student speaker

Announcements on other speakers, honorees and special guests to follow.
April 10th, 2020
New York, NY
The largest student-led protest against the silencing of LGBTQ voices is scheduled for Friday, April 24th.