News & Press

April 8th, 2015
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, thanked President Obama for calling for an end to conversion therapy for minors.
April 7th, 2015
GLSEN’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, made the following statement on the release of the ‘Every Child Achieves Act of 2015,' the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s proposed bill for reauthorizing ESEA.
February 26th, 2015
GLSEN Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard applauded Facebook’s decision to allow users to add their own description beyond the pre-set options to accurately describe their gender identity.
February 5th, 2015
GLSEN today announced expansion of its chapter network to 40 in 28 states with the addition of three new chapters: GLSEN Atlanta, GLSEN Southeast Arkansas and GLSEN Springfield.
January 29th, 2015
GLSEN Statement on the Reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey
January 4th, 2015
Online Auction Offers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences to Benefit GLSEN's Efforts in K-12 Schools.
November 13th, 2014
GLSEN today released state-level data from its biennial National School Climate Survey report for 29 states that show that schools remain unsafe for the majority of LGBT students.
April 29th, 2014
GLSEN Names Dr. Laura Taylor of Illinois Educator of the Year
April 29th, 2014
U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Clarifying Title IX Protections for Transgender Students
April 25th, 2014
Gov. Deval Patrick Signs Legislation Making Massachusetts 17th State to Enact Enumerated Anti-Bullying Law
April 9th, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of students participated in GLSEN’s Day of Silence on 4/11.
April 4th, 2014
United States, UNESCO and International NGOs to Host French Premiere of Award-Winning Film ‘Bully’
March 19th, 2014
New Curriculum Based On Book of Poetry About Matthew Shepard
February 24th, 2014
GLSEN announces a new partnership to broaden inclusion of LGBT content in teacher preparation.
January 10th, 2014
GLSEN Outraged that Bullied Transgender Student Charged with Crime While Harassers Merely Suspended. Case is Example of Racism and Transphobia in School, Juvenile Justice Systems.
December 13th, 2013
GLSEN Completes Three-Year Campaign to Distribute Safe Space Kit to Every Middle and High School
November 21st, 2013
The Safe Schools Improvement Act has reached record support in Congress, including more Republican cosponsors than any other LGBT-inclusive bill.
November 7th, 2013
The legislation passed the Senate today by a sweeping vote of 64-32 and now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives.
November 7th, 2013
Responses to Dolphins bullying scandal and new comments from former QB Kordell Stewart underscore potential harm to youth.