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GLSEN issues cease-and-desist letter to anti-gay Family Research Council

Monday, August 15, 2011
GLSEN on Monday issued a cease-and-desist letter via its attorneys to the Family Research Council "demanding that FRC cease distribution and publication of a video clip containing false and defamatory statements, as well as any other similar false and defamatory statements that may be contained in a longer video associated with that video clip." [ Read more → ]

Lady Gaga’s country version of ‘Born This Way’ to benefit GLSEN

Monday, April 4, 2011
People inside and outside the LGBT community have mixed reactions to La Gaga. But one thing is for certain -- no matter what she does, what she wears, what she says or where she goes, one thing remains true -– she’s got our back. [ Read more → ]

Facebook working to combat cyber-bullying — but when does free speech become hate speech?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Facebook is teaming up with Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLADD), The Trevor Project and others to form a new “Network of Support” to help combat bullying of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens. [ Read more → ]

National Ally week to raise awareness of anti-gay bullying, promote safe schools

Monday, October 18, 2010
Monday marks the beginning of the sixth annual National Ally Week aimed at raising awareness to school-yard bulling and to aid in making schools safer for students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. [ Read more → ]

Nationwide ‘Day of Silence’ calls attention to bullying, harassment of LGBT students

Saturday, April 17, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of students from every state and at least 7,400 middle and high schools participated in GLSEN's 15th annual Day of Silence on Friday to bring attention to anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) name-calling, bullying and harassment. The Day of Silence illustrates... [ Read more → ]

Education department official expresses regret for controversial incident

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
A senior official of the Department of Education expressed regret Wednesday for an incident that happened when he was a young teacher in the late 1980s, saying he should have handled it differently, but that society could benefit from his error, reports ABC News. Kevin... [ Read more → ]
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