youth

November 5, 2012

How you can help the Ali Forney Center, the LGBT homeless youth center destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

GLAAD is asking our supporters to make a gift to the Ali Forney Center this week. You can donate $10 to the Ali Forney Center by texting GLAAD to 80888 and following instructions. All of the money raised through November 8 will be donated to the Ali Forney Center.

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September 5, 2012

GLSEN 2011 National School Climate Survey: Improvement, but still more progress needed

GLSEN released its 2011 National School Climate Survey today, and, while LGBT students are faring better than they have in the past, there is still a lot of room for improvement.

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Transgender Teen Launches School-Change Campaign

Asher Doyle, a 14-year-old who is transgender, has launched a viral campaign to raise tuition money in order to attend a Quaker boarding school with an inclusive environment. His story was recently covered by The Advocate.
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April 30, 2012

Cleveland's WMMS Takes Action After 'Corrective Rape' Suggestion

After GLAAD and community members and allies reached out, Cleveland's WMMS Radio has taken important steps to tell its audience that the comments made last week by radio host Dominic Dieter were grossly inappropriate, and to ensure that incidents like this do not happen again.

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December 29, 2011

"Pariah Personals" Feature Coming Out Stories By Youth of Color

This week, Salon.com teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of color and LGBT immigrant youth. Titled "Pariah Personals," the series is inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," a coming-of-age story about an African American teen named Alike, who is embracing her identity as a lesbian.

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Cites GLAAD in Bullying Report to Congress and the President

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has recently delivered a report to Congress and the President titled "Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response," assessing the impact of bullying and violence in schools.

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