News & Press

March 13th, 2019
The Equality Act would provide explicit protections to millions of Americans who face discrimination, including LGBTQ students and educators
March 4th, 2019
HB 1151 grossly expands the state’s indecent exposure law to specifically target and criminalize transgender people, including trans students
February 21st, 2019
GLSEN will honor the cast and creative team of Pose with the Champion Award during the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York, on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street.
January 14th, 2019
Despite a lack of critical training and resources, school counselors, psychologists, and social workers hold positive attitudes towards and work to support LGBTQ students. Particular need for increased education and training...
January 9th, 2019
State snapshots of data from 41 states and Puerto Rico show our nation's schools are unsafe for many LGBTQ students.
December 18th, 2018
GLSEN, NBJC, NCTE, & PFLAG condemn Federal Commission on School Safety recommendation to rescind school disciplinary guidance.
November 16th, 2018
Education Secretary DeVos' proposed new Title IX rules for schools handling allegations of sexual harassment aimed at scrapping Obama-era guidance that sought to protect students raising accusations of sexual harassment and assault.
November 8th, 2018
Leading national organizations working to advance equity for youth, including youth of color, LGBTQ youth, and youth at the intersections of these identities, issue call to action to advance equity & justice for LGBTQ youth of color.
November 7th, 2018
GLSEN issued the following statement regarding a historic win for transgender rights in Massachusetts, accompanied by historic gains in representation by LGBTQ people, people of color, and women in public life.
October 21st, 2018
"To claim that this proposal has anything to do with science, objectivity, and the requirements of effective administration is a vicious lie," said Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director.
October 21st, 2018
Yara Shahidi, Ellen Pompeo, Max Mutchnick & David Kohan, Twentieth Century Fox Films, and Student Advocate of the Year, Ruby Noboa, honored at GLSEN's 2018 Respect Awards - Los Angeles.
October 15th, 2018
New data from the largest-ever survey of LGBTQ students shows homophobic remarks and verbal harassment in school leveling off for the first time in a decade, and victimization based on gender expression increasing.
October 12th, 2018
GLSEN is pleased to announce Ruby Noboa will be honored as the 2018 Student Advocate of the Year at the 2018 GLSEN LA Respect Awards.
September 20th, 2018
This model school policy offers guidance and policy language for teachers and administrators to ensure their schools foster safe learning environments for all students, including transgender youth.
September 15th, 2018
GLSEN & MAP launched a new national Safe Schools campaign and public service advertisement, “Hallway,” to grow the national Safe Schools Movement necessary to sustain and build support for safe schools for transgender students nationwide.
July 24th, 2018
GLSEN, the leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth, is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – LA to be held on Friday, October 19th in Los Angeles.
July 10th, 2018
On Friday, Hawai’i Governor David Ige signed a bill that extends non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ students in Hawai’i schools. In response, Sarah Munshi, GLSEN State and District Policy Manager, released the following statement:
July 10th, 2018
Today, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB 65 into law, a bill protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and widely discredited practice of so-called “conversion therapy.”
June 28th, 2018
Funds to Support Students in Creating GSA Clubs in Every U.S. High School