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Nation’s Schools Unsafe for Many LGBTQ Secondary Students, GLSEN Report Finds

National
The release of state-specific data allows advocates, educators, administrators, and policymakers, among others, to evaluate school climate in their individual state. ...
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New PSA shows how to help transgender students safely access the bathroom at school

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National
Hallway depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school - and how school administrators and supportive students alike can help. ...
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GLSEN to Honor Kerry Washington at 2017 Respect Awards

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Entertainment
GLSEN, the leading national education organization creating safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students, will honor actress, producer and activist Kerry Washington with the Inspiration Award at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards. ...
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New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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Amid Chaos, Trump Administration Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Pride Foundation Awards $420k to LGBTQ Students at Seattle Celebration

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Local
Over the next two months, Pride Foundation will host celebrations throughout the region to honor their 2016 scholars. ...
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Pride of Ellensburg to Host LGBTQ Parade and Festival

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Local
A newly formed LGBTQ non-profit group, Pride of Ellensburg, will host the Ellensburg Pride Parade and Festival downtown June 4, 2016. ...
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PFLAG National to Honor Kristin Chenoweth, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, Wells Fargo

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Entertainment
PFLAG National will honor Kristin Chenoweth, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, and Wells Fargo at the 8th Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala. ...
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Comedian Joel McHale to Host TrevorLIVE in Hollywood

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Entertainment
HBO’s President of Programming, Michael Lombardo, will be honored as Trevor Hero Honoree; and The Walt Disney Company as the Trevor 20/20 Visionary Honoree. ...
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App Launched, Millions to ‘Go Purple’ for GLAAD’s Spirit Day

National
The free app allows users to take part in Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world supporting LGBT youth. ...
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