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 17, 2014

'Ending an epidemic is more than just a catchphrase' - Meet the POZ 100

POZ magazine, an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, announced the fifth annual POZ 100 today, marking the publication's 200th issue. This year they decided to honor youth activists under the age of thirty.

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November 13, 2014

Candlelight vigil against bullying coming up in Georgia

The "Candlelight Vigil Against Bullying, Jealousy, Hatefulness and for Love & Peace" will be happening on Saturday in Rome, Georgia.

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UM Pride Network helps change campus climate in Mississippi

During LGBT History Month last year, the University of Mississippi made national headlines when a theatre performance of "The Laramie Project" was disrupted by members of the campus community. In the year since, important work has been done by UM's gay-straight alliance to improve the campus climate.

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GLAAD @ Work: Workplace equality, diversity in marketing, Kat Graham's guest series, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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November 12, 2014

Ahead of trial, rally for justice for Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin

On Friday November 14, 2014 there will be a Rally Against hate crimes to support Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin. Bring your signs your rainbow flags and help support the two victims.

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Join Level Ground in NYC for dialogue on faith, gender, and sexuality.

This weekend, November 14-16, individuals in the New York metro area have the opportunity to engage in dialogues and activities on faith, gender, and sexuality with the Level Ground Road Show.

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November 7, 2014

Tonight through Sunday in Atlanta: Vigil for LGBT youth without homes

Tonight Rick Westbrook, the Executive Director of Lost-n-Found Youth, will join the homeless in surviving on the street with no cash or credit cards in order to raise awareness about LGBT youth in Atlanta who are living without homes.

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All Access: First trans teen on Homecoming Court in Georgia

GLAAD's new online video series, "GLAAD: All Access," features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Sage Lovell, the first transgender teen in Georgia's history to be on a homecoming court, sat down with GLAAD and her family to talk about this experience during the launch of GLAAD Southern Stories.

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November 6, 2014

LGBT icons Laverne Cox and Robin Roberts tearing it up as Glamour's Women of the Year

Transgender actress and advocate Laverne Cox and Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts are among Glamour's Women of the Year.

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GLAAD @ Work: Southern Stories, Tavi Gevinson talks feminism, Eastern European advocacy, & more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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