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Are you wearing purple today to support Spirit Day and take a stand against bullying?
On September 25th, 2014 13 Members of Congress and over 20 organizations sent a letter to top officials at the Federal Communications Commission, asking them to ensure that online filtering software used at federally funded schools and libraries does not prevent access to sites with important resources for the LGBTQ community.
Don’t wait to start a GSA at your middle school! The time is NOW! CHECK OUT our video above and contact us at www.GLADAnswers.org/GSA if you want help forming a GSA at your middle school!
During the question and answer period after delivering the keynote address at this year’s Lavender Law Transgender Law Institute (TLI), I learned that a portion of my remarks inspired palpable discomfort among some in attendance. Surfacing and naming that discomfort served as an effective tool to highlight the painful experience of having your gender identity publicly questioned, something that those of us who are gender nonconforming (whether transgender identifying or not) experience routinely.
Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, a day to focus on people over 50 and ways to address issues this population faces regarding HIV/AIDS.
Students are back at school and they and parents are settling into their routines. This blog makes one specific point - take a shot at managing your school before there is a problem.
GLAD was invited to work with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services to develop guidelines for working with LGBTQI youth. We applaud them for adopting a great new policy.
Earlier this month, Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down, on technical grounds, the Anti-Homosexual Act – the law that has put my community in danger, torn families apart, and driven me into exile from the my country. The LGBTI community celebrated, but over 165 members of parliament vowed to reintroduce the bill. The battle is far from over.
I’ve watched all of this from the U.S., where I am seeking asylum. I have been here since February 2014, relying on the kindness of strangers to put a roof over my head and food in my mouth.
I regularly hear about LGBTQ youth who are kicked out of their homes by parents who believe that homosexuality goes against their religious beliefs.
GLAD has joined with other national LGBT organizations in the following statement of solidarity in response to the tragic death of Michael Brown, an unarmed young Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer officer August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.