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.

One year later, MTV follows up with fired gay Christian student

Last year's VMA's inspired Stephen Lovegrove to go public about being a gay Christian, a decision which cost him his job at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina. For this year's VMA's, MTV did a follow up with Stephen, diving further into how his life has changed, and some of the causes that are important to him.

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Brigham Young University bans marriage equality Hallmark cards from bookstore

After greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriage were stocked on the shelves of the Brigham Young University (BYU) bookstore Tuesday, they were promptly removed.

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Mills College, a women's college, strengthens commitment to transgender inclusiveness

Mills College, a women's college in Oakland, California, is allowing female-identified transgender students to enroll.

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Back to school resources for LGBT students, their parents, and teachers

As the summer draws to a close and the feeling of fall is in the air, whether you are in the closet, have recently co

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Ferguson shows how much work is left to do in the United States

Last week, GLAAD shared with you some of the ways in which you could stand in solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson, Missouri. As the story continues to unfold, it brings to light instances of violence and harassment experienced by people of color, as well those who are LGBT, all around the country.

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Transgender teen ensured she is welcome at her New Jersey school

A transgender teen from New Jersey and her mother have been working to make sure she will return to school safely in September with her gender identity respected.

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