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.

Varsity football, tennis, and basketball player inspired to come out

Juan Mendoza-Tovar just came out publicly as bisexual after graduating from high school in rural Washington, where he was captain of the varsity basketball and tennis teams, played on the varsity football team, was voted prom king by his classmates, and won a school award for his involvement.

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SCOTUS declines to hear case against California's conversion therapy ban

California's ban on the use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth will not be challenged or overturned

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VIDEO: GLAAD intern Jacob Rudolph gives empowering speech to kick off NYC Pride

Jacob Rudolph, GLAAD's Communications and Public Relations Intern and a young LGBT advocate who has already inspired many, gave an empowering speech in front of thousands of people at the NYC Pride Rally to kick off the weekend's pride festivities.

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Snapshots: GLAAD at the White House, George Takei, St. Louis, 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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June 30, 2014

PHOTOS: GLAAD and WWE Superstar Darren Young march in NYC Pride

Pride Month ended on an awesome note on Sunday June 29th.

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June 27, 2014

WNBA celebrates equality with a new Pride Campaign

New York Liberty Women's basketball team celebrates pride tonight, just two days before NYC Pride march, the NY Liberty invites fans to celebrate diversity, pride and equality in sports.

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June 26, 2014

NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide

The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.

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