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December 5th, 2017
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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.
July 26th, 2017
GLSEN Proudly Announces Honoree Kerry Washington for the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards – Los Angeles
Washington to Receive Inspiration Award on October 20th at Beverly Wilshire Hotel
July 24th, 2017
GLSEN New Jersey Chapters Celebrate Passage Of Legislation Affirming Trans Students’ Rights
June 7th, 2017
In a Senate hearing on June 6, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos referred to discrimination against LGBTQ students as an area of “unsettled” law, and repeatedly evaded questions on the subject by deferring to federal law...
May 30th, 2017
"This ruling justly affirms the rights of transgender students to attend school free from discrimination." - Nathan Smith, Director of Public Policy
May 25th, 2017
"It is appalling that Secretary DeVos could not name a single example of discrimination that would disqualify a school from receiving federal funds," said Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director
May 17th, 2017
Carla Gugino, Ann Clark, Ryan Pedlow, Roland Pard Elementary/Middle School & First Data Honored At 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards – New York Event Raises 1.2M For Creating Safe And LGBTQ-Inclusive K-12 Education
May 9th, 2017
Ann Clark, Ryan Pedlow, Roland Park Elementary/Middle School & First Data To Be Honored At 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards. Dr. Jill Biden To Make Opening Remarks
May 4th, 2017
In response to today’s executive order signed by President Trump allowing religious organizations to engage in partisan electoral activism, GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard issued the following statement.