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.

Organizations, businesses, advocates, and celebrities denounce North Carolina's anti-LGBT law

In the wake of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signing House Bill 2 into law, organizations, advocates, businesses, schools, and celebrities have spoken out against this harmful legislation.
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The GLAAD Wrap: 'Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' opens; Matt Bomer, Amandla Stenberg cast in new films and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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North Carolina Governor to sign bill banning local LGBT protections

Today, North Carolina's legislature passed a bill that will revoke and ban LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances in the state.

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Tell Governor Nathan Deal to veto Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill

Without warning, the Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage to a bill HB 757, that would allow any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite their “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians.

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Public voting is open for the Italian Diversity Media Awards

The Diversity Media Awards (DMA), Italian version of GLAAD Media Awards, has opened to the public! Check out some of the nominees for the 2016 DMAs.

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6 arrested for murder of bisexual Alabama teen Nick Hawkins

The 19-year-old was on his way home from a beauty pageant when he called his mother and told her, "Someone is trying to kill me."

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South Dakota's Gov. Daugaard vetoes anti-transgender bill

Governor Daugaard of South Dakota vetoed HB 1008, a harmful bill that would ban transgender students from using the bathrooms or locker rooms that align with their gender identity.

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Tennessee bill targeting transgender students up for consideration in March

HB 2414, which would bar transgender students in public schools and public institution of higher education from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity, is up for consideration by the Tennessee House's Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee on March 1.

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