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.
April 24, 2014

South Dakota considers allowing trans students in activities according to gender identity

The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy that will allow transgender students to participate in activities according to their gender identity.

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April 24, 2014

Petition for teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

Petition created for Anais Celini and boyfriend Nathaniel Baez whom have recently been banned from their prom, at Martin Luther King High School, because Nathaniel is transgender.

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Pastor Monica Cosaro: The Boy Scouts banned my congregation because we support gay people

Dr. Monica Cosaro, pastor of Rainier Beach United Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington, has written an op-ed for Time.com entitled "Boy Scouts Banned My Church Because We Support Gays."

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VIDEO: Intersex advocates talk stigma, health care, & family support on HuffPost Live

The four panelists discussed a range of subjects regarding the intersex community, including the experiences of intersex youth and their parents, interacting with medical providers, and more.

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GLAAD speaks to BuzzFeed about need for trans-inclusive admissions policy at Smith College

GLAAD Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan spoke with BuzzFeed about the admissions policies and practices at Smith College regarding transgender women applicants.
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April 22, 2014

Oregon mother sentenced to life for killing her toddler she thought was gay

Jessica Dutro was sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 murder of her 4 year old son Zachary because she thought he might be gay.

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