GLSEN

GLSEN is going purple on October 17 for #SpiritDay, leading up to #AllyWeek

GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) is going purple on October 17 for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth, just before the start of Ally Week.

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Yes, Focus on the Family, let's get the conversation started: Your Day of Dialogue is 'ex-gay' advocacy

For the past few years, the anti-LGBT organization Focus on the Family has been trying to rebrand the event once known as the Day Of Truth so that it seems much less dogmatic than it was when it was controlled by the "ex-gay" organization Exodus International. This cosmetic change is reflected in the new name that Focus on the Family gave its event: Day of Dialogue.

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GLSEN Excluded from Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade

In Cincinnati, the local chapter of GLSEN is being excluded from this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade because it is an LGBT-affiliated organization. "It's an Irish Catholic parade and we don't want any members of the gay and lesbian community to be affiliated."

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Bayli Silberstein: Florida Teen Continues to Push for GSA

Bayli Silberstein continues her fight to make sure all students at Carver Middle School are protected from anti-gay bullying. Her school board is considering getting rid of all student clubs in elementary and middle schools.
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February 6, 2013

Today Is National Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Day: Show Your Support

Today is national GSA Day, and GLAAD urges you to show your support for Gay-Straight Alliances across the country.
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Olympic Soccer Star Joins GLSEN To Stand Against Anti-LGBT Language In Sports

Out lesbian and U.S. Olympic women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe has teamed up with GLSEN to speak out against anti-LGBT language in sports.
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Dr. Oz Agrees with National Health Organizations that 'Reparative Therapy' Is Dangerous and Not for Minors

One day after the airing of a show in which Dr. Oz discussed “both sides” of a debunked and dangerous practice, often called “reparative therapy”, he has now written a blog post distancing himself from the practice.

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