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.

GLAAD partners with MTV to launch Elect This

MTV launched Elect This, a campaign to help its audience connect with the issues that matter to them in an election season dominated by personalities over policy, and scandal over substance.

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I dreamed a dream: Finding my LGBT family thicker than blood

"The same father who encouraged my dreams of being a New Yorker publicly denounced me to his church the same week I came out of the closet."

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Hulu premieres LGBT-inclusive animated fairy tale short 'Rosaline'

Today Hulu debuts 'Rosaline', an animated fairy tale short following a girl's journey to plan the perfect picnic for her sweetheart.
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VIDEO: Powerful ad debuts featuring parents, their transgender kids

In light of the recent rise of anti-LGBT bills nationwide, Trans United has released a new ad entitled "Meet My Child" that humanizes transgender people

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GLAAD President and CEO to address first annual Italian Diversity Media Awards

Modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards, the Diversity Media Awards will recognize fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in both Italian and international media outlets including TV, radio, and cinema.

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Tennessee's anti-trans bill laid to rest, but not dead

While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.

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GLAAD trans intern Summer Luk releases new music video

Summer Luk, GLAAD's Transgender Media intern, recently released a lyric video to her original song “I Am A Girl.”

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