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.

GLAAD @ Work: #GotYourBack campaign, inaccurate transgender coverage, bisexual visibility, and more

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GLAAD @ Work: Poll shows path ahead for LGBT acceptance, Creating Change, and more

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Photos: Take a look at GLAAD around Creating Change

GLAAD staff was all over the annual Creating Change conference in Denver this last week. We were fortunate to meet with several LGBT organizational partners, do presentations on using the media to advance equality, and even get to do some media advocacy work in Denver!

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New GLAAD report maps long road to full LGBT acceptance, despite historic legal advances

GLAAD surveys conducted by Harris Poll show some Americans still 'very uncomfortable' with LGBT families and co-workers

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GLAAD is on the ground at Creating Change. Come join us!

Heading to the Creating Change conference in Denver this weekend? Or maybe you are already there. In any case, GLAAD staff are hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight this week to share the best practices from our work, and meet with LGBT advocates from across the country. Stop by and say hi.

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Transgender teen missing in Ohio was found safely

Ashley Lane, a 15-year-old transgender teen from Ohio, went missing on Saturday night. Lane was last seen attending the Ohayocon rave at the Columbus Convention Center.

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Study: Transgender children are not confused about their identities

A new study, to be published in the February issue of Psychological Science, finds that transgender children are fully capable of understanding what gender means, as well as their personal gender identities.

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GLAAD @ Work: Latino LGBT voices in Colorado, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and more

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Media continues disrespectful reporting as transgender women of color are murdered

Last week, GLAAD reached out to several news outlets in Norfolk, Virginia, about their inaccurate and offensive coverage of Lamia Beard, a Black transgender woman who was killed in a shooting.

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