Young Adult

Your resource for news and information which features or directly impacts young adults; Frequent topics include K-12 schools and higher education, young adult media, young adult advocates, coming out, family and community acceptance, youth homelessness, and student advocacy including Gay Straight Alliances and safe schools initiatives.

North Carolina justice rally, organized by GLAAD Campus Ambassador, set for Saturday, December 10th

On Saturday, join activists and advocates at the “Justice for All” rally in Burlington, North Carolina.

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New U.S. Transgender Survey has compelling data about being trans in America

The largest survey of transgender people conducted to date, The U.S. Transgender Survey from the National Center for Transgender Equality, sheds light on trans peoples' experiences with employment, housing, education, family life, poverty, discrimination, and violence.

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Groundbreaking Mic story "Unerased" investigates transgender murder cases

Mic has published "Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives," a project looking at the epidemic of trans murders in America, written by journalist Meredith Talusan, a trans woman of color.

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GLAAD calls on media to accurately report on Oakland fire victims

Among the over 30 people who lost their lives on Friday, December 2 in the Oakland, California fire, some of the victims were transgender. GLAAD reminds and urges journalists to apply these media guidelines when covering the story of the Oakland fire, and in other stories about transgender people.

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Guest Post: The need for HIV & AIDS advocacy within larger social justice movements

GLAAD Campus Ambassador, Kali Villarosa (Skidmore College) discusses prioritizing HIV & AIDS advocacy within larger social justice movements.

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Bamby Salcedo, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Amos Mac on why you should watch HBO's "The Trans List"

With the premiere of "The Trans List" on HBO, GLAAD talked with Bamby Salcedo, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Amos Mac about their experiences being interviewed and featured in the documentary, and what they hope people take away from watching.

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HBO's "The Trans List" spotlights personal and powerful trans stories

In a series of intimate interviews, Janet Mock sits down with a diverse group of trans people to hear their personal stories in HBO's "The Trans List." 

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MTV celebrates Transgender Awareness Week

As part of Transgender Awareness Week, MTV is premiering programming and participating throughout the week to raise awareness and share stories of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

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GLAAD works with Tinder to create trans-inclusive app update

Tinder announces a significant update to its dating app that welcomes trans and gender non-conforming users to add information about their gender identity and be their most authentic selves on the platform.

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October 28, 2016

PHOTOS: Queermosa just celebrated Taiwan's first-ever LGBTQ awards ceremony

The first Queermosa Awards was successfully launched to bring broad media visibility to LGBTQ voices in Taiwan.

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