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.
December 4, 2013

You Can Play and former NFL players visit the Hetrick Martin Institute

You Can Play, an advocacy organization dedicated to building bridges between the LGBT community and the world of athletics has just launched its "High Five" initiative which works to create meaningful connections between LGBT youth and leaders within the professional sports community.

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December 3, 2013

Being HIV+ should not be criminal

A ProPublica and Buzzfeed investigation found at least 541 actions where people were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, criminal charges for failure to disclose that they were HIV-positive.

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Snapshots: GLAAD's new president, banning "ex-gay" therapy, & Harvey Milk

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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December 3, 2013

Homeless LGBT people struggle to be recognized

Homelessness has been a growing concern within the LGBT community, especially among LGBT youth.

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December 2, 2013

President Obama issues World AIDS Day 2013 proclamation

President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation on , the 25th Annual World AIDS Day.

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December 2, 2013

Russian LGBT advocates ask IOC president to keep Olympics safe

Russian LGBT advocates met with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Saturday to discuss the growing concern over Russia's "vaguely worded law" banning gay propaganda to minors ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to begin February 7, 2014 in Sochi Russia.

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