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.
July 10, 2013

STUDY: Fear of criminalization harms trans people living with HIV

Findings from a recent survey suggest that fear of prosecution under the law may lead transgender and third sex-identified people living with HIV (PLHIV) to avoid testing and treatment at disproportionately high rates.

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July 8, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Disney, gender roles, Showtime, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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UCC National Offices, local churches sponsor Cleveland Pride 2013

"The LGBT community needs to know that there is a familiar place to worship, and that no matter where they are on life's journey, they are welcome at Mt. Zion," said the Rev. Detra Evans, pastor of Cleveland's Mt. Zion Congregational Church UCC and participant in Cleveland Pride. "Our members love to love, and the community needs to be loved."
June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013

Guest Post: Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Jazz

Jazz is a 12-year-old trans advocate who was the subject of the OWN documentary “I am Jazz.” She honored with the Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award in New York City, and spoke at the GLAAD media awards.

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"Ex-Gay" in NJ?" Do the right thing, Governor Christie!

This week, the New Jersey State Senate passed a bill that would ban the use of so-called “ex gay” therapy on minors in a 28-9 vote. But will Governor Christie sign it?

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June 28, 2013

Today is the 9th Annual NYC Trans Day of Action! Join the march and rally

Today, June 28, GLAAD and other LGBT and allied organizations will take part in the 9th annual Trans Day of Action (TDOA), organized by The Audre Lorde Project and TransJustice.

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June 27, 2013

PHOTOS: GLAAD on the ground at marriage equality rallies

June 26th 2013, marked a major milestone in the movement for full LGBT equality, Prop 8 and Section-3 of DOMA were both overturned.

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