Through our Public Policy office in DC, we work with federal policymakers and agencies like the Department of Education to create laws and policies that make schools more affirming for LGBT students and safer for all.

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  • Safe Schools Improvement Act (S. 403 / H.R. 1199)

    Bullying creates an environment where students don’t feel safe, and can’t learn. Learn how the Safe Schools Improvement Act requires schools to enact anti-bullying policies that protect all students, including LGBT students, from bullying.

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  • Student Non-Discrimination Act (S. 1088 / H.R. 1652)

    From dress code policies to exclusionary proms, many schools still discriminate against LGBT students. Learn how the Student Non-Discrimination Act will prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

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  • Partnering with the Administration

    See the work we’re doing with the Department of Education, Department of Justice and other federal agencies to make our schools safe for everyone.

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  • Federal Legislation We Support

    Learn about the bills we support in Congress, and how they support our commitment to safe schools for all students.

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  • National Safe Schools Partnership

    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.

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