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.

Trans advocates and allies protest discrimination outside Long Island, NY pub

Transgender advocates and allies held a protest outside The Irish Times Pub in Holbrook, NY, after an incident in which trans woman Andi Dier was allegedly discriminated against and denied admission to the bar.

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Snapshots: LGBT Latino community, rallying for imprisoned trans teen, training about TRUVADA, 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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National Campaign for Youth Shelter seeks housing for homeless LGBT youth

The National Coalition for the Homeless and the Ali Forney Center have joined together to launch the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, a collaboration that will build a grassroots campaign to demand a national response to youth homelessness.

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National Campaign for Youth Shelter Launches to Provide Shelter for Homeless Youth

National Campaign for Youth Shelter Launches to Provide Shelter for Homeless Youth

New York, NY – The National Coalition for the Homeless and the Ali Forney Center have joined together to launch the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, a collaboration that will build a grassroots campaign to demand a national response to youth homelessness.

The National Campaign for Youth Shelter calls include the following:

April 25, 2014

UCF student banned from fraternity because he is openly gay

George Dumont, student at University of Central Florida, says he has been banned from joining a fraternity because he is openly gay.
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April 25, 2014

Massachusetts strengthens anti-bullying bill

Massachusetts governor, Deval Patrick, signed a bill that will strengthen the 2010 anti-bullying law protecting LGBT students.

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