LGBT students

Barnard College clarifies admissions policy with respect to transgender people

Barnard College last Thursday announced that it will begin to accept applicants who "consistently live and ident

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Mills College, a women's college, strengthens commitment to transgender inclusiveness

Mills College, a women's college in Oakland, California, is allowing female-identified transgender students to enroll.

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Back to school resources for LGBT students, their parents, and teachers

As the summer draws to a close and the feeling of fall is in the air, whether you are in the closet, have recently co

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Transgender teen ensured she is welcome at her New Jersey school

A transgender teen from New Jersey and her mother have been working to make sure she will return to school safely in September with her gender identity respected.

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New charter school bill passed, protections for North Carolina LGBT students dropped

LGBT students will no longer be protected in North Carolina charter schools after the state’s House of Representatives approved new legislation that does not prohibit charter schools from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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LGBT students face harsher punishments, enter juvenile justice system

LGBT students, students of color, and students with disabilities are the most likely to be impacted by disciplinary action in schools and enter the juvenile justice system, according to a new report released by the Council of State Governments Justice Center.

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April 25, 2014

Massachusetts strengthens anti-bullying bill

Massachusetts governor, Deval Patrick, signed a bill that will strengthen the 2010 anti-bullying law protecting LGBT students.

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November 18, 2013

Attack of California transgender high schooler captured on cellphone video

A cellphone video has surfaced of a transgender high school student being beaten by several other students at a San Francisco area high school.
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February 19, 2013

GLAAD Prom Resource Kit Will Help Media Cover Stories of LGBT Youth

As prom season draws nearer, GLAAD has created a Prom Resource Kit to help journalists craft fair, accurate and inclusive stories featuring LGBT youth.

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