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.

VIDEO: High school principal comes out at school-wide Pride Day event

A Washington D.C. high school principal surprised and inspired his students when he came out as gay at the school's Pride Day event.

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Change starts with summer camp: Joaquin Phoenix to produce CAMP: The Documentary

Be More Heroic (BMH) and the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding (RPCP) are partnering with Joaquin Phoenix to produce CAMP: The Documentary.

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June 4, 2014

Logo TV to honor Jason Collins and "Orange is the New Black" at first-ever Trailblazers award show

Logo TV announced Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Collins and the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black as honorees to their inaugural award show Trailblazers, premiering June 26.

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June 4, 2014

India's census counts transgender population for first time

According to the Times of India, India's most recent census yielded the first official count of transgender people, at more than 490,000.

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Graduating in style: Why students wore rainbow striped socks at their graduation ceremony

This past weekend the graduating students at Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Whitehorse, the largest city in northern Canada, filed in to their graduation ceremony in rainbow striped socks in support of the school's newly established gay-straight alliance.

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PHOTOS: Many gather to rally for homeless youth in Washington Square Park

Yesterday evening, people of all ages and backgrounds congregated at Washington Square Park for the LGBT Rally for Homeless Youth, which kicked off the National Campaign for Youth Shelter.

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Snapshots: Proud to Play, #JusticeForJane, Laverne Cox's TIME cover, 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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