• Respect Awards NY 2015 Respect Awards NY 2015
  • LGBTQ Online College Fair LGBTQ Online College Fair
  • SSIA Reintroduced SSIA Reintroduced
  • National School Climate Survey National School Climate Survey
  • Day of Silence Day of Silence
  • Respect Awards - New York 2015

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  • Free Online College Fair

    GLSEN & Campus Pride teamed up for the first LGBTQ-Friendly Online College Fair! Browse the booths, get questions answered, win free stuff and learn what colleges have to offer you!

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  • GLSEN Praises SSIA Reintroduction

    GLSEN Praises the Reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act

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  • National School Climate Survey

    New findings on LGBT youth experiences at school, including 29 state snapshots!

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  • Day of Silence 2015

    Day of Silence 2015 is almost here! Register now to be counted amongst the thousands of Day of Silence participants this year.

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Be counted amongst the thousands of Day of Silence participants this year. Students will receive organizing tips, discounts, and resources. Early bird gets the worm, or in this case, the chance to get freebies.

Latest News and Announcements

  • Facebook Allows Users to Add Own Gender

    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.

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    GLSEN on SSIA 2015

    GLSEN Statement on the Reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

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  • GLSEN Statement on SNDA Reintroduction

    GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, applauded the reintroduction of the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA) by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.

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    GLSEN Welcomes Three New Chapters

    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.

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  • GLSEN on Obama's Budget Proposal

    GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, today applauded key elements of President Obama’s proposed budget, specifically noting increases in funding for equity and opportunity in education.

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    GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week 2015

    As part of its ongoing mission to create safe and affirming schools for all students, GLSEN will celebrate No Name-Calling Week January 19-23 with educators and students across the country – and more than 60 partner organizations.

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  • D.C. Bans Conversion Therapy for Minors

    GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, released the following statement in response to Mayor Vincent Gray signing into law “The Conversion Therapy for Minors Prohibition Amendment Act of 2013,” a ban on “conversion therapy” for minors.

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    New Report Highlights Lack of Data about Transgender People

    The Gender Identity in U.S. Surveillance Group, on which GLSEN is represented, released a report that highlights the lack of survey measures to identify gender minority respondents in most federally-supported population-based surveys.

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  • GLSEN Releases School Climate Survey

    Biennial National School Climate Survey report shows how ongoing hostile school climates impact the safety and mental health of LGBT students, as well as their educational outcomes.

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    GLSEN Releases State Snapshots

    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.

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  • Julia Roberts Among Respect Awards - Los Angeles Honorees

    GLSEN Announces Danny Moder & Julia Roberts, NBC Entertainment’s Robert Greenblatt, Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough to be honored at Respect Awards - Los Angeles

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    Breaking news from the CDC for LGB youth!

    The CDC will make sexual orientation items standard on their national and state/local high school YRBS questionnaires.

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  • GLSEN Names Laura Taylor of Illinois Educator of the Year

    GLSEN Names Dr. Laura Taylor of Illinois Educator of the Year

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    Robin Roberts to Present GSA of Year Award

    Robin Roberts to Present GSA of Year Award at GLSEN Respect Awards – New York

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  • Dept. of Ed.: Title IX Protects Trans Students

    U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Clarifying Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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