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Guide to Gender Neutrality at Work

Unsure of how to address employees who are transgender or gender non-conforming? Here is a guide from government and non-profit organizations.

Bullied child

Study: Bullying of Gay Kids Starts Early and Often

The research shows gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are bullied more than other children even long before they identify their sexuality.

In What States Do LGBT Students Get Harassed Most?

New details from a GLSEN survey break down LGBT harassment stats in a state-by-state survey.

Danny Moder, Julia Roberts

GLSEN Announces Danny Moder & Julia Roberts to Receive Humanitarian Award at 2014 GLSEN Respect Awards – Los Angeles

Danny Moder & Julia Roberts will receive the Humanitarian Award for their commitment to, and support of, numerous philanthropic endeavors and humanitarian causes.

SLIDESHOW: Fall 2013: People on the Move

A slideshow of some of the latest job announcements.

GLSEN Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard to Deliver Speech Wednesday at 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Only Leader of LGBT Organization Selected to Speak

GLSEN Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard to Deliver Speech Wednesday at 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Only Leader of LGBT Organization Selected to Speak  Dr. Byard to Speak Alongside Presidents Obama, Clinton, Carter at Lincoln Memorial MEDIA CONTACT Andy Marra Public Relations Manager 646-388-6575 amarra@glsen.org WASHINGTON – Aug. 21, 2013 – GLSEN, the Gay, …

Jason Collins received the Courage Award at GLSEN's New York Respect Awards on May 20.

Jason Collins: The Courage to Come Out

NBA player Jason Collins received the Courage Award at GLSEN’s New York Respect Awards on May 20, 2013. This edited version of his remarks appeared in the Summer 2013 edition of the DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. As I’m sure you can all imagine, the past …

Leo Washington, a high school football player, came out of the closet before Jason Collins

A Role Model for Jason Collins and Corporate America

The following column appeared as the “Editor’s Letter” in the Summer 2013 edition of DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. By Barbara Frankel High-school football player Leo Washington, who is gay, almost didn’t survive high school, where he received relentless bullying and was forced to change in …

NBA Player Jason Collins to Receive Courage Award at the 10th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards – New York

NBA Player Jason Collins to Receive Courage Award at the 10th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards – New York Media Contact Andy Marra Public Relations Manager 646-388-6575 amarra@glsen.org NEW YORK – May 8, 2013 – GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, today announced it will honor NBA player Jason Collins with the Courage Award …

Why Are Gay College Athletes In the Closet?

Why Are Gay College Athletes in the Closet?

Only 2–5 percent of LGBT college athletes are out. In light of the Rutgers scandal, we asked experts why the NCAA isn’t doing more to create inclusive coaches and teams.

GLSEN’S Annual No Name-Calling Week Set to Begin in Thousands of Schools This Week

GLSEN today celebrated the kickoff of its annual No Name-Calling Week with students in thousands of schools gearing up to participate in the national event.

Experts on LGBT Equality Name GLSEN Top 3 National LGBT Nonprofit

A Philanthropedia survey of 110 experts on LGBT equality and support named GLSEN the third best nonprofit making significant contributions on the national level, behind Lambda Legal and the ACLU.

Fenimore Fisher Speaks at DiversityInc's Event

8 CEOs Prove the Intersection of Diversity, Engagement & Innovation

Learn how CEOs and senior executives hold their direct reports accountable for implementing diversity-management initiatives with measurable business results.

Things Not to Say to LGBT Employees

7 Things NEVER to Say to LGBT Coworkers

Do you have a coworker who just recently came out of the closet? Here's what leading experts from PwC and GLSEN suggest you SHOULDN'T say.

Where’s the Pipeline of LGBT Talent? Why We Need to Support Gay Youth

How do you help LGBT students overcome bullying?

Diversity & Inclusion Means Zero Tolerance for Bullying

Diversity and inclusion can’t succeed in workplaces that allow bullying at any level. What can you do to prevent and stop bullying in your company and in schools, where it begins?

Dr. Eliza Byard

Civil-Rights Progress: Helping LGBT Youth

GLSEN’s Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard notes how Dr. King’s message that Black people would eventually reach the promised land is a reminder today that progress, no matter how slow, is crucial.

Dr. Eliza Byard

Safe LGBT Spaces: What Schools Can Learn From Resource Groups

Diversity and inclusion can transform workplace experiences. GLSEN’s Dr. Eliza Byard shows how resource groups, like gay-straight alliances, can help.