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.

How and why George Fox University's new transgender housing policy is dangerously problematic

George Fox University updated its housing policy earlier in the week to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of requiring transgender students to undergo bottom surgery if they do not want to face discrimination. GLAAD looks at how and why this is a dangerous policy.

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Snapshots: Studio Responsibility Index, Andreja Pejic, FOX's LGBT panel, and more

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

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George Fox University updates its trans housing policy to highly problematic standard

George Fox University updated its housing policy to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of...

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PHOTOS: "We Are the Youth" book showcases America's LGBT youth

"We Are the Youth," an online photographic journalism project that has been documenting portraits and interviews with LGBT youth across America since 2010, has now been printed into a book.

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Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing

A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.

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WATCH: Mom's speech challenges bias against her transgender 6-year-old

Debi Jackson, the mother of a 6-year-old transgender girl named A.J., gave a speech about her daughter several months ago at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. A video of the speech has gone viral with more than 200,000 views, and was shared in an article from the Huffington Post and in a tweet from Ricky Martin.

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