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.

LGBT students face harsher punishments, enter juvenile justice system

LGBT students, students of color, and students with disabilities are the most likely to be impacted by disciplinary action in schools and enter the juvenile justice system, according to a new report released by the Council of State Governments Justice Center.

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Snapshots: World Cup PSA, Fathers' Day, Carnegie Hall, 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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Attorney General Eric Holder condemns Boy Scouts anti-gay policy

United States Attorney General Eric Holder continued advocating for LGBT equality at Lambda Legal's 14th annual Washington DC reception.

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Furthering equality, fathering a dream

GLAAD's Special Projects Coordinator, Jeremy Hooper, talks about balancing the responsibilities of fatherhood with his continued passion for LGBT equality

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Happy Fathers' Day 2014 from GLAAD

For Fathers' Day this year, GLAAD is celebrating the voices of LGBT fathers, father figures, and fathers of LGBT families everywhere. Gay, trans, and ally advocates have shared with us their experiences as fathers and with fathers.

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Image of trans teen Jane Doe shared with essay by trans activists demanding #JusticeForJane

Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl, has been in prison without charges against her for 65 days, but her image and name have been kept anonymous by the Department of Children and Families.

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Orthodox Judaism slow to accept transgender girl

For one Orthodox Jewish transgender girl, being her true self has come at the expense of her comfort and safety in synagogue.

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VIDEO: Transgender teen produces music video with father's help

Ty Nic, a transgender teen from Illinois, released a music video for his original R&B song "Who I Am."

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