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: One family's beautiful support of their trans son Ryland

Ryland Whittington is a six-year-old transgender boy who has become a YouTube sensation due to the heartwarming video that his parents uploaded, which tells the story of his life and transition.

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LGBT heroes and activists join rally for homeless LGBT youth

The June 2nd LGBT Rally for Homeless Youth will be the launch of the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, a movement to prioritize the protection of homeless youth across the United States.

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Pictures of pride: Heart Gallery NYC hosts Pride photo exhibition

Heart Gallery NYC is hosting a photo exhibition during Pride Month in partnership with You Gotta Believe and Times Square Alliance.

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TAKE ACTION: 50 days of prison is not #JusticeForJane

A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jane Doe, has now been held in solitary confinement at an adult prison facility for 50 days, without criminal charges against her.

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Snapshots: Boy Scouts, immigration reform, LGBT-inclusive children's books, 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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