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.

Alexandra Grey is the trans actress taking over fall TV

From her breakout role in "Transparent" to upcoming appearances on "Code Black," "Chicago Med," and "Drunk History," you'll be seeing Alexandra Grey everywhere!

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For #SpiritDay, Ditch the Label pulls back the curtain on bullying

Check out Ditch the Label, one of the largest anti-bullying charities in the world. They provide instant advice directly through their website and have hundreds of guides, articles and interviews freely available, along with opportunities to speak with trained mentors and to ask questions to a wider community of likeminded people

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September 23, 2016

Notable bi+ and transgender leaders to know about this #BiWeek

GLAAD takes a look at a few influential bi+ advocates accelerating acceptance today.

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Frameline releases "Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front" educational series

Frameline releases anti-bullying, gender expansive and racially inclusive educational film collection to make schools safer for LGBTQ youth.

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Review: Summer Luk Presents Trans Talent spotlights trans performers

On Aug 26 2016, GLAAD intern Summer Luk curated and hosted a charity showcase at Ludlow Studios to benefit the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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The importance of new media in giving LGBTQ women a voice

With the rise of social media, YouTube has given LGBTQ creators a platform to share their own stories and unique voices.

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GLAAD wraps up Texas #SouthernStories tour with Aquí Estamos mini-documentary sneak peek

GLAAD wrapped up the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas with a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" at the Aquí Estamos Conference in McAllen, Texas

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LGBTQ, immigrant youth, allies show GLAAD their acceptance in Texas

GLAAD hosted a sneak peek preview and round table discussion of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary, "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" for local LGBT youth at the Dream Home in Edinburg, Texas, a home that provides emergency housing for dacamented students who are homeless or have been abused by their families. This is the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.

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