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.
June 18, 2013

Trans Pride roundup 2013!

As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, GLAAD invites you to march for trans equality!

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Conservative Christian college in Nebraska expels lesbian student, charges $6,000 in tuition

Danielle Powell was going through a hard time in the spring of 2011, just months away from graduating from a conservative Christian college in Nebraska. She had fallen in love with another woman, a strictly forbidden relationship at a school where even prolonged hugs were banned.

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June 17, 2013

TAKE ACTION: Find a Decision Day rally near YOU!

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to rule on DOMA and Prop 8 by the end of June. We've waited for years for this historic landmark decision from SCOTUS. It could come any day now, and we will want to be gathered as a community.

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Victory: Social Security Administration changes requirements for transgender people

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced a change to its policy that will allow transgender people to change the gender marker on their Social Security records without having undergone sex-reassignment surgery.

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