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.

Locals rally to mourn slain Texas couple as new details come to light

While national mainstream outlets continue to lag in reporting on the story, Britney and Crystal's local community and grassroots groups are continuing tireless efforts to organize, to find answers.

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VIDEO: Trans students' needs prioritized by nation's largest school district

The New York City Department of Education has issued a list of guidelines regarding best practices for meeting the needs of students who are transgender. But there is still more work to be done.

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Marcel Neergaard schools everyone on anti-LGBT bullying

Tennessee advocate and Spirit Day Ambassador, Marcel Neergaard, has written another essay for the Huffington Post. He described returning to school, what challenges he continues to face, and how he continues to advocate for LGBT students.

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Snapshots: Bringing stories from the ground to the forefront, bi health awareness, speaking with Cal State Fullerton, 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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March 7, 2014

Washington ban on so-called "ex-gay therapy" stalls

The state of Washington is in the process of banning so-called 'gay cure conversion therapy.' This past January the bill was introduced to the Washington State Legislature.

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