News & Press

July 14th, 2015
GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, issued a statement following this afternoon’s vote by the U.S. Senate on the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) as an amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
June 26th, 2015
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, applauded the decision handed down today by the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, granting same-sex couples the right to marry in all states.
June 3rd, 2015
GLSEN honored Matthew Morrison, Jon Stryker, Johnson & Johnson, teacher Desiree Raught and the Nixa High School Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at the 12th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards – New York on Monday, June 1 at Cipriani 42nd Street.
June 2nd, 2015
GLSEN has partnered with Target to produce a mini-documentary highlighting the work of students, educators and volunteers who have improved school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth across the country.
May 19th, 2015
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, thanked Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state’s Legislature for passing and signing into law a ban on the use of conversion therapy on minors.
May 12th, 2015
Learn more about GLSEN's National Safe Schools Partnership, a coalition of over 100 leading National organizations who are partnering with GLSEN to support Federal legislation that will keep all students safe in schools.
April 15th, 2015
Thousands of students across the country will participate in GLSEN’s Day of Silence, an annual international event that brings attention to the anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment that is common in schools.