LGBT youth

Senate rejects a measure to ban bullying of LGBT students

Earlier this week, the Senate rejected a measure that would prohibit discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools.

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Adam Kizer, bisexual teen, loses life by suicide after years of torment

When he was as young as nine years old, the life-threatening abuse from his peers started when they perceived Adam as "different." At that age, Adam narrowly missed being burned alive by escaping when other children tied him to a tree and doused him in gasoline, intending to set him on fire.

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Ten things to know about GLSEN's 2013 report on school climate

Check out some of the facts from GLSEN's 2013 survey to learn about how LGBT middle and high school students experience hearing biased language, harassment and assault, anti-LGBT discrimination at school, and the impact of supportive resources.

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October 16, 2014

The WNBA takes a stand for #spiritday

The WNBA took to social media this morning to stand against the bullying of LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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October 16, 2014

Major League Baseball going purple on #spiritday

Major League Baseball has shown the support for LGBT youth and participated in Spirit Day.
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LGBT youth and allies take to social media for #spiritday

Today, as millions of individuals stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for the fifth annual Spirit Day, LGBT youth themselves, along with peer allies, are painting social media purple.

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October 16, 2014

The NBA goes purple for #spiritday

Today, the National Basketball Association stands in solidarity with GLAAD to speak out against LGBT bullying.

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