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April 10, 2014

Silence Is a Good Start...

The Day of Silence is much more than supporting students who feel they don't have a voice. The Day of Silence is for supporting those students who get picked on for using their voice every day.

March 03, 2014

Lessons From My Middle School Son

Today's guest post is written by middle school principal Lisa Meade. In this powerful post, she received a message among her son's homework.

February 13, 2014

The LGBT Community Isn't Welcome in Kansas Anymore

According to Time, "Kansas lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would permit businesses and government employees to deny service to same-sex couples on the basis of their religious principles." What does this mean for LGBT youth?

January 23, 2014

10 Critical Issues Facing Education

When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.

January 08, 2014

10 Years of No Name-Calling, One Week at a Time...

GLSEN's No Name Calling Week celebrates its tenth anniversary and provides schools with the opportunity to create a more inclusive environment where ideas are respected and name calling is not.

January 07, 2014

All Students Deserve a Time to Thrive

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is having their inaugural national conference to focus on how all students can find their time thrive.

December 20, 2013

Why Does Jack Have to Change?

Jack doesn't act like "other boys" and the adults around him want Jack to change. Why is that Jack's problem?

August 26, 2013

Overwhelming Caseloads for California School Counselors

In a time when schools are seeing an increase in student social-emotional issues, school counselors are being cut due to budget cuts and the counselors left standing have quadruple the recommended case loads.

August 21, 2013

We Have Students Who Are Gay and Fearful

NY Times writer Frank Bruni wrote a powerful commentary about being gay and fearful, something which many of our LGBT student populations feels on a daily basis.

June 25, 2013

Is the LGBT Community More Accepted? 'It Depends'

It's 2013 and surely that means that members of the LGBT community are more accepted and safer. It depends...

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