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.
November 5, 2013

Nickelodeon to honor transgender teen at annual TeenNick HALO Awards

Nickelodeon will air their 5th Annual TeenNick HALO Awards. One of this year's honorees is Zachary Kerr, a transgender student from Methuem, Massachusetts, who is well deserving of an HALO Award.

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November 5, 2013

Georgetown says "You Can Play"

Georgetown University student-athletes debut You Can Play project video

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November 5, 2013

Slam dunk! UConn women's basketball in support of LGBT inclusion

The University of Connecticut women's basketball team joins a campaign to support LGBT athletes in fight against discrimination.

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November 5, 2013

Attack on Russian HIV/AIDS group

Two men attacked members of LaSky, a Russian HIV/AIDS association. Police are not investigating.

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November 5, 2013

Paying it forward: Openly gay track coach serving as mentor for other gay coaches

As an openly gay track coach, Porter responds to others grappling with their sexual orientation.

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November 4, 2013

Watch the trailer for Pier Kids: The Life, and help fund the film

A new documentary film, Pier Kids: The Life, follows the life of DeSean, Casper, and Krystal. All three were kicked out of their home because of their sexuality yet they found a community and created strong family bonds on the streets of the west village.

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Snapshots: ENDA, protecting trans youth, CNN En Espanol, Pride House at the Olympics

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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November 4, 2013

West Point celebrates their first wedding between two male graduates

For the first time in the history of West Point Academy, two men celebrated their love in a wedding ceremony in The United States Military Academy's Cadet Chapel. Larry Choate III, who graduated in 2009, and Daniel Lennox, a member of the 2007 class, were married Saturday in an intimate ceremony.

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