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.

Snapchat and Target unveil new #SpiritDay filter

Today, Snapchat has unveiled a new filter specifically for Spirit Day! Use this filter to show your support for our LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2015

Schools show their love for LGBT students on #SpiritDay

Schools and student organizations across the world are "going purple" this Spirit Day to show their LGBT students that they have support.

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Trans celebrities and advocates go purple for #SpiritDay

Yesterday, many trans celebrities and advocates went purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying and show their support for LGBT youth!

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GLAAD invites presidential candidates to support #SpiritDay this Thursday

"While every candidate running for President doesn't agree with us on issues of equality and acceptance for all LGBT people, certainly we can all agree that no kid deserves to be bullied or harassed simply for being who they are,"

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Raymond Braun and The Rhodes Bros give advice for National Coming Out Day

Raymond Braun, Austin Rhodes, and Aaron Rhodes give advice to LGBT youth on coming out, in honor of National Coming Out Day.

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VIDEO: "Hear Me Now" documentary emphasizes severity of bullying in US schools

Featuring testimonials and reenactments, Hear Me Now highlights the fact that 13 million children are bullied every year in the United States. One out of four students are bullied during the school year, and of the students bullied, only 36% report it. The film strives to amplify the voices of these students.

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October 2, 2015
by GLAAD

Disney ABC Television Group and ESPN announce bullying prevention campaign

As Spirit Day approaches, Disney ABC Television Group and ESPN announce campaign to help end bullying. Learn more.

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"REAL BOY" documentary about young trans musician launches Kickstarter

"REAL BOY," a documentary about a young trans musician, launches a Kickstarter to finalize this coming-of-age film.

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