News & Press

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.
March 22nd, 2018
Reintroduction of two key pieces of legislation in Congress that would ensure LGBTQ students are protected from bullying, harassment, and discrimination in the nation’s public schools, GLSEN advocates applaud decision in a statement.
March 12th, 2018
GLSEN is pleased to announce that Hollister Co., a brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), will be honored with the Corporate Ally Award at the 2018 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York.
March 8th, 2018
Department of Education’s (ED) Office for Civil Rights eliminates legal documents from the department’s website aimed at supporting transgender youth facing discrimination one year after rescinding guidance on Title IX.
March 6th, 2018
GLSEN and 20th Century Fox Film Distribute Free Love, Simon Safe Schools Resources to Educators and Students
February 26th, 2018
GLSEN and 20th Century Fox Film Announce
Love, Simon Partnership to Support Inclusive Schools for All
February 12th, 2018
Department of Education will no longer investigate or take action on any complaints regarding transgender students who are banned from restrooms and school facilities that align with their gender identity.
January 30th, 2018
GLSEN released a research brief examining the impacts and implications of laws that prohibit the positive portrayal of homosexuality in schools.
January 17th, 2018
The Brooklyn Nets will honor GLSEN with the Jason Collins Award during the team’s second-annual Pride Night.