News & Press

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
June 8th, 2018
Today, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation expanding existing civil rights protections in employment, housing, and public spaces to include transgender people. The following statement can be attributed to Sarah Munshi, GL
June 7th, 2018
Today, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Kenneth L. Marcus as Assistant Secretary to the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Education. In response, GLSEN released the following statement:
June 7th, 2018
Federal Commission on School Safety held a Listening Session with educational experts and gun violence activist. The following testimony was given by Dr. Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director during the session:
June 4th, 2018
Based on several years of observations and co-teaching in multiple classrooms, this is the first book-length guide for teachers about LGBTQ-inclusive English Language Arts (ELA) instruction at the elementary level.
May 29th, 2018
On Friday, Hawai’i Governor David Ige signed SB 270 -- a bill protecting LGBTQ youth by banning the dangerous practice of so-called “conversion therapy."
May 23rd, 2018
Celebrities, students, educational leaders, and allies show up to raise money; honor Rosario Dawson, David Henry Jacobs, Hollister Co., Stephanie Byers, & E.O. Green Junior High School.
May 9th, 2018
The leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth will honor Rosario Dawson with the Inspiration Award during the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.
May 3rd, 2018
During a White House ceremony honoring educators ahead of next week’s National Teacher Appreciation Week, President Trump presented Mandy Manning, from Joel E. Ferris High School in Spokane, WA with the National Teacher of the Year award.
April 30th, 2018
This May, Teleflora, the world’s leading floral delivery service and GLSEN, the leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth, are partnering in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week.
April 27th, 2018
Students Across the United States Call on School Officials to Break The Silencing Effects of Anti-LGBTQ Bullying and Harassment
April 26th, 2018
Tomorrow, Friday, April 27th, hundreds of thousands of students across the country will participate in the GLSEN Day of Silence.
April 17th, 2018
GLSEN today announced they will honor E.O. Green Junior High School GSA, PRISM, as GSA of the Year and Stephanie Byers as Educator of the Year at the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.