GLSEN School Year Calendar 2017-2018 The school year is full of opportunities to participate in GLSEN events, address LGBTQ and social justice issues, learn about diverse communities and take action to create safe and affirming schools for ALL! Use this calendar to schedule your GSA meetings, lesson plans, student events and staff development workshops as … Read more
10 Great YA Novels with Transgender/Nonbinary Main Characters Literature with transgender main characters is undergoing a much-needed evolution. Gone are the days when the only trans lit you could find in YA still had cisgender main characters, and all the books were by cis authors.
Your BIGGEST Questions About They/Them Pronouns, Answered People say the darnedest things about the singular “they.” When I tell someone that my pronouns) are they/them/their, I never know what to expect. Sometimes people say okay and move on, but other times, they’ll start to ask a whole bunch of questions that I don’t really feel … Read more
Bathroom Bans Beaten Once Again in Texas Hundreds of thousands of transgender Texans can breathe a sigh of relief tonight as their legislature’s month-long special session comes to a close without lawmakers passing a “bathroom ban” law. Restricting transgender people’s access to restrooms was one of a few hot-button issues that led Gov. Greg Abbott … Read more
Nearly 2,000 Religious Leaders Declare Support For Transgender Teen In Supreme Court Case More than 1,800 religious leaders threw their support behind a transgender student’s Supreme Court case on Thursday. They argue that equal treatment for transgender individuals, like Virginia teen Gavin Grimm, does not threaten religious liberty. Grimm is fighting for the right to … Read more
Corporations back transgender student Gavin Grimm in Supreme Court case Dozens of major U.S. companies have joined a “friend of the court” brief supporting transgender student Gavin Grimm in the Supreme Court case G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, the LGBTQ-rights group Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday morning.