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.
November 14, 2013

Pier Kids: The Life was spurned by traditional studios, so they take the project directly to you

"Pier Kids: The Life" is a documentary that follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that gather on Christopher Street and the surrounding piers in New York City every night.

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California anti-trans coalition has no plan for transgender protection

Anti-transgender activists in California are not interested in "solutions" but only in denigration of transgender students.

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Teen girl defends gay people to major company, makes international headlines

Becca Gorman, a high school student in Massachusetts, is getting people around the world, including Tim Cook, to pay attention by letting Apple know that being gay isn’t “stupid.”

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November 13, 2013

Nickelodeon's TeenNick HALO awards transgender honoree talks to GLAAD

Zachary Kerr, a transgender teen who is one of the honorees at this year's Nickelodeon TeenNick HALO Awards, answered questions about his journey, his award, and his future plans.

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Snapshots: Trans students in California, ENDA Google+ Hangout, and advocates in Spanish-Language Media

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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