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.

Media continues disrespectful reporting as transgender women of color are murdered

Last week, GLAAD reached out to several news outlets in Norfolk, Virginia, about their inaccurate and offensive coverage of Lamia Beard, a Black transgender woman who was killed in a shooting.

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January 29, 2015

Wording of Irish marriage equality referendum has strong support, but supporters vow to keep pressure on

The Irish government released wording of the referendum on same-sex marriage, which reads as follows: "Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex."

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January 27, 2015

"We Shall Not Be Removed" sparks discussion about HIV/AIDS among black gay and bisexual men

As a part of its policy and advocacy mission, on February 3 2015 at 1 P.M. EST AIDS United is specifically bringing ally communities together to discuss the disproportionate impact HIV/AIDS has on black gay and bisexual men of color.

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Young cast performs new anti-bullying musical, 'Out of My Comfort Zone'

Josh, a 13-year-old middle school student is about to be outed as gay in an online blog written by the school bully in the new rock musical "Out of My Comfort Zone."

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After years of giving voice to LGBT youth, Children-404 convicted under "anti-propaganda" law

Lena Klimova, who created an online support group called for gay teens called "Children-404" in Russia, has now been convicted under Russia's "anti-propaganda" law.

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GLAAD @ Work: President Obama advocates at #SOTU, GLAAD Media Awards nominees announced, and more

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Obama at #SOTU: As Americans, we condemn persecution of LGBT people.

Tonight’s State of the Union address marked several mentions of the LGBT community, including growing acceptance of marriage equality, and the historic first mention of bisexual and transgender people.

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GLAAD @ Work: Egyptian anti-LGBT raid, LGBT couples on Chilean show, Hello Mr. magazine, and more

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LGBT and looking for healthcare coverage? Visit Out 2 Enroll

The deadline to enroll for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is coming up on February 15, 2015, and Out 2 Enroll is working to ensure that eligible LGBT people can access the coverage offered.

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