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.

PBS web series 'First Person' sparks conversations on gender and sexuality

The PBS Digital Studios and WNET NEW York original web-series First Person explores different issues facing the LGBT community through personal narratives.
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Kristene Chapa starts college as her alleged shooter still awaits trial

Because of her dedication to the therapy that's been made possible thanks to donations to her fundraising page, Kristene is now able to start the challenging new adventure that, three years ago, did not seem within reach.

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Change.org petition aims to put Greg Louganis on the Wheaties box

Dive into your day by supporting the petition to put Greg Louganis on the Wheaties box

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Daniel Pierce, gay Georgia teen kicked out of home, reflects on his situation one year later

In August of last year, Daniel Pierce was kicked out of his home and disowned by his family for being gay.

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GLAAD interns visit 'MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts'

This week, GLAAD's interns visited the Comcast Building, where they toured MSNBC's studios, control rooms, and learned more about broadcast newsroom operations.

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The White House releases new HIV and AIDS strategy

Today, the White House released the National HIV and AIDS Strategy Updated to 2020 with a focus on minority populations affected by HIV and AIDS.

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Virginia teen's lawsuit challenging his school's anti-trans bathroom policy moves forward

On Monday, July 27th 2015, a lawsuit filed to allow a transgender teen to use the boys' restrooms in his school moved forward, as U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar dismissed the Title IX discrimination claims in the suit.

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Transgender woman India Clarke murdered in Tampa, Florida

On Tuesday morning, India Clarke, a 25 year old Black trans woman, was found murdered outside a community center in Tampa, Florida.

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Interview: Brittany McMillan talks 2 Billion Under 20

Spirit Day founder Brittany McMillan speaks to GLAAD about her involvement with the new book, 2 Billion Under 20, and her plans for this year's Spirit Day.

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