Webinar: Protecting LGBTQ+ Rights in Massachusetts Schools

Thank you for joining GLAD, MassEquality, MTPC, and the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth for the August 17, 2023 webinar about LGBTQ+ rights in schools.

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Expert speakers discussed:

  • The current landscape of local, legislative, and legal issues impacting schools
  • Supporting transgender youth and advocates in this moment
  • How to get involved at your local school committee level
  • What to know about your/your child’s rights in public schools and what to do if you experience discrimination, bullying, or harassment

Panelists included:

  • Tanya Neslusan – Executive Director, MassEquality
  • Tre’Andre Carmel Valentine – Executive Director, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)
  • Chris Erchull – Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
  • Gabrielle Hamel – Public Information Manager, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
  • Shaplaie Brooks – Executive Director, Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth

MA Schools Webinar Highlights


Learn more about MassEquality, MTPC, GLAD, and the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth.

Questions? Contact Qwin Mbabazi at qmbabazi@glad.org.