News & Press

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.
December 5th, 2017
Charitybuzz Auction Features Exclusive Items from InStyle, DC Entertainment, People, Capitol Music Group, General Hospital, and Others.
November 22nd, 2017
The Delaware Department of Education is requesting community comments on an amendment that would protect transgender students.
November 9th, 2017
Tuesday night’s victories were a clear repudiation of the politics of hate and division that has brought fear and uncertainty to so many young people.
October 12th, 2017
Ose, 17, is a senior at Shaker Heights High School who uses gender-neutral pronouns of they/them/theirs and is a strong supporter of equal rights for LGBTQ and other marginalized communities.
October 3rd, 2017
We, at GLSEN Northern New Jersey, are sad and outraged to learn of the biased attack against a transgender student.
September 20th, 2017
DC Entertainment to Receive Visionary Award on October 20th at the
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
September 6th, 2017
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high school each year, many LGBTQ. It is unconscionably cruel to threaten students with deportation from the only country they have ever known, simply because of how they came here.
August 31st, 2017
For a distressing number of LGBTQ students in Puerto Rico, schools are hostile environments, resulting in the majority of LGBTQ students in PR feeling unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation or gender expression.
August 30th, 2017
Este informe recopila los primeros datos empíricos acerca de las experiencias escolares de los y las jóvenes LGBTQ en Puerto Rico.
August 16th, 2017
GLSEN and our allies are relieved to see anti-trans legislation fail once again in Texas, but this was not an easy fight. And it is far from over.
August 14th, 2017
We are heartbroken and horrified by this weekend’s rally of white supremacist groups who shouted racist, anti-semitic, and anti-LGBTQ chants, displayed Nazi and KKK flags and symbols, and violently attacked anti-racist counter protesters.
August 3rd, 2017
GLSEN, the leading education organization creating safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students, will honor restaurateur and philanthropist Bruce Bozzi with the Champion Award at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards.