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.

All Access: Jillette Johnson talks new singles, Cameron, and Mary Lambert

GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires sat down with Jillette Johnson about her new singles, how her song "Cameron" affected the LGBT community, and what it was like to sing on tour with Mary Lambert.

VIDEO: Kristene Chapa, lesbian survivor of Texas shooting, tells MSNBC: "God loves everybody. He left me here for a reason"

Last night, MSNBC premiered an online original segment to catch up with Kristene, her advocates, and community members—known to her friends as Kris—about her intensive physical therapies, the aftermath of the brutal attack, coming out to her family, the ways in which Kris continues to inspire her community and young LGBT people throughout Texas and beyond.

Canadian Olympic Committee builds #OneTeam to stand up for LGBT youth, athletes, community

“The Canadian Olympic Committee is setting the standard for LGBT-inclusion in sports by leveling the playing field for all athletes,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “By cementing its commitment to LGBT athletes and fans through new partnerships and critical resources, the COC is sending the message that supporting equality is the winning attitude.”

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All Access: Taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living

GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Rick Westbrook, co-founder and executive director of Lost-n-Found Youth, sat down with GLAAD to talk about taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living.

GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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