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.

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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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A Reflection on the 2014 Philly Trans Health Conference

Every year in Philadelphia there's a free three-day conference solely devoted to trans health and well-being. GLAAD's Faith Issues Intern, Jay Pulitano, went last week. The following is a reflection of his experience.

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Public radio gives LGBT youth a voice

If you haven't heard of Outcasting, public radio's LGBT youth program, then you're missing out on some of the most honest and accurate representations of LGBT and allied youth in the media.

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Woman with HIV arrested, compared to a murderer in reporting

Earlier this week, a report from the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, reported a story in which a woman with HIV was arrested after a complaint from a former partner. Ohio is a state that criminalizes HIV, but the way in which the story was told added additional stigma to those who live with HIV.

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Campus Pride and GLSEN to help connect LGBT youth and allies to colleges

Campus Pride and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have partnered to create the first-ever virtual National Online College Fair and Prep Day for LGBT youth and allies during their transition from high school to college.

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Honoring the legacy of Stormé DeLarverie and her fight against "ugliness"

Stormé DeLarverie, LGBT activist who played an integral role in the Stonewall rebellion of 1969, has passed away at the age of 93.

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Class action lawsuit challenges New York Medicaid's exclusion of transgender healthcare

Today, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Legal Aid Society, and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against the New York State Department of Health on behalf of two transgender women who have been denied access to medically necessary healthcare under a discriminatory Medicaid regulation.

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