Posts by Clare Kenny, Director of Youth Engagement

Rising Stars Grant recognizes young people innovating digital media: Apply now!

The grant is offered to young people who are using social media, digital media, or tech to enhance LGBTQ people's experiences online and in their communities. Application deadline is September 8, 2019.

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Calling young activists! Apply now to become a GLAAD Campus Ambassador

Campus Ambassadors are crucial representatives for LGBTQ youth and, with support from GLAAD, can reach a national audience. Deadline to apply is August 25, 2019.

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University of Texas student, Kaj Baker won't give up without a fight following heartbreaking dorm discrimination

Once a regular college student, Kaj is now forced to publicly fight for her right to live openly—like everyone else, or hide who she is in her own home.

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College campuses across the country take action for #SpiritDay

From lighting their campus monuments purple to speaking at primary schools to promote anti-bullying awareness, these students made their voices heard on Spirit Day.

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College students give advice to LGBTQ youth experiencing bullying

Love yourself, understand that you are beautiful, you are important and that you are meant to be here...

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LGBTQ youth share their stories, offer advice to adults to end bullying

If you want to end bullying in your community, look to the young people who are facing bullying to learn what they need from the adults in their lives.

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LGBTQ youth speak out against bullying in powerful #SpiritDay video

I want to create a world where no one is bullied for who they are.

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Coming out in the Heartland: 8 college students tell their stories, share advice

We may have it way easier than previous generations have had it, but we’re nowhere near done.

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