News & Press

October 28th, 2016
Director of Public Policy, Nathan Smith, responded to the decision by the Supreme Court to review the case of Gavin Grimm, a Virginia high school student who has been barred from using the restroom that corresponds with his gender identity.
October 27th, 2016
GLSEN, in partnership with long-time supporter Julia Roberts, is calling on fans to celebrate her birthday on October 28 by donating $49 in honor of her 49th birthday.
October 22nd, 2016
GLSEN honored Kate Hudson, Connor Franta, Jess Cagle, Target, Kevin Brockman and San Diego high-school student Edward Estrada at the 2016 GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles on Friday, October 21, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills.
October 11th, 2016
The Levi’s® brand and GLSEN are giving LGBTQ youth and their allies the chance to visibly show respect by creating their own “respect-wear.”
October 4th, 2016
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor San Diego high-school junior Edward Estrada with the Student Advocate of the Year Award and Target with the Champ
September 29th, 2016
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson with the Inspiration Award at the GLSEN’s Respect
September 28th, 2016
Biased remarks, bullying and harassment remain a significant problem in U.S. middle and high schools, according to a report released today by GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools
September 12th, 2016
GLSEN will honor Jess Cagle, Editorial Director of Time Inc.’s Celebrity, Entertainment and Style Group at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles.
August 23rd, 2016
GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Connor Franta at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles to be held Friday, October 21, at the Beverly Wilshire, Bev
August 22nd, 2016
GLSEN’s Director of Public Policy, Nathan Smith, expressed disappointment with Judge Reed O’Connor of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas’s ruling that the U.S. Department of Education could not enforce its interpr
July 21st, 2016
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, made the following statement in response to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement that the 2017 All-Star Game will not be held in Charlotte, N.C., as planned.