GLSEN
03/25/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
“We’re really enthusiastic about the fact that this [Utah] law is off the books because all of these ‘no promo homo’ laws have the effect of dampening what teachers and other educators can say within schools,” said Andrew Peters, GLSEN's State Policy Manager.

Utah Says No To ‘No Promo Homo’ Law, But Other States Lag Behind

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GLSEN
03/24/2017 at 11:57. Facebook
GLSEN
03/22/2017. Facebook
GLSEN Wichita leaders marched on the Kansas Statehouse yesterday, asking officials to protect #LGBTQ youth -> [ Ow.ly Link ]

LGBT advocates march on Kansas Statehouse

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GLSEN
03/22/2017. Facebook
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03/20/2017. Facebook
GLSEN
03/19/2017. Facebook
"At the end of the day, all I ask is to be treated with the same kindness and respect that the men and women of this country want for themselves."

I Knew I Had A Non-Binary Gender Identity In Kindergarten

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GLSEN
03/18/2017. Facebook
This law in Utah prevents teachers from addressing LGBTQ topics in the classroom. A repeal would be a step forward.

The end of “no promo homo”: Utah could become the first Republican state...

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GLSEN
03/17/2017. Facebook
GLSEN
03/16/2017. Facebook
The budget summary is silent on the Office for Civil Rights — the mechanism for filing Title IX discrimination complaints.

Trump seeks to slash Education Department but make big push for school choice

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GLSEN
03/15/2017. Facebook
We've seen a spike in Safe Space Kit sales since the reversal of the Title IX guidance, as middle and high school educators redouble their efforts to #ProtectTransYouth. Share with an educator → glsen.org/shopsafespace
GLSEN
03/14/2017. Facebook
BREAKING: SB 6, an anti-trans bathroom bill that is harmful for trans students, has passed a key hurdle in the Texas legislature.

The Texas Senate Just Advanced A Bill To Limit Transgender People’s Access To Bathrooms

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GLSEN
03/13/2017. Facebook
GLSEN's Day of Silence, the largest student-led action against anti-LGBTQ bullying in schools, is April 21. Educators can take part with our new educator guide.

More organizing resources for students and educators: glsen.org/dayofsilence

GLSEN's Day of Silence Educator Guide

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GLSEN
03/13/2017. Facebook
3. Make sure your colleagues, students, and school administration know that Title IX still protects transgender students’ rights to a safe learning environment.

9 Ways Educators Can Stay Vocal After the Title IX Guidance Reversal

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GLSEN
03/12/2017. Facebook
"Do you believe that states and localities may choose whether to comply with federal civil rights laws?" they asked.

Top Democratic Senators Express 'Outrage' and Demand Answers From Betsy DeVos for Revoking Transgender Guidance

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GLSEN
03/11/2017. Facebook
After reading the names of the trans women of color lost to violence this year, he said, "We will fight back against a Justice and an Education Department that turns a blind eye to discrimination in our schools."

US Rep. Joe Kennedy III reads names of transgender women killed in 2017, pledges to fight for LGBTQ rights

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GLSEN
03/11/2017. Facebook
"Being a part of the National Student Council (NSC) has changed both of our lives for the better. We’ve experienced things that we never thought imaginable and made connections to last a lifetime," write Charlie and Katie, members of this year's NSC. "But more importantly, we did it while changing the world."

Students, apply now at glsen.org/nsc.

This LGBTQ Youth Leadership Program Changed Us and the World

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GLSEN
03/10/2017. Facebook
We joined the National Center for Transgender Equality in mailing letters to all U.S. governors asking them to #ProtectTransYouth. Join us in demanding that our governors direct their Departments of Education to issue and enforce trans-inclusive policies → glsen.org/protecttransyouth
GLSEN
03/10/2017. Facebook
This 6-year-old trans girl wrote a letter to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which will be hearing the case of trans student Gavin Grimm. Like Gavin, she's facing discrimination at school. #StandWithGavin #ProtectTransYouth

Read her story from her mother: [ Glsen.org Link ]
GLSEN
03/09/2017. Facebook
We #StandWithGavin and trans youth everywhere, alongside the cast and crew of Transparent.