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Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff to tackle Republican book bans at Manhattan roundtable discussion (exclusive)

He will talk about the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to fight these threats to students’ civil rights.

Meet the gay man who will be Tennessee's first out LGBTQ+ school board member

Zach Young is running unopposed for his seat in the state's third district, solidifying his spot in history.

The queerest education in America: How LGBTQ+ kids thrive at this Indiana school

In South Bend, River Montessori High School is supporting its students to be their true selves. Here's a look inside its affirming walls.

Forced outing leads to high depression rates among LGBTQ+ youth, yet legislation persists

Eleven states currently either mandate or "promote" the forced outing of LGBTQ+ students, despite the proven harm to their health.

New Biden administration Title IX rule protects transgender students’ bathroom & pronoun use at school

The updated rules enhance protections against discrimination based on sex, including for LGBTQ+ students, but leave the issue of transgender athletes’ participation in sports for further review.

After decades of silent protest, advocates and students speak out for LGBTQ+ rights

This year, for the first time, the “Day of Silence” morphed into a day of action called the “Day of (NO) Silence.”

A youth's call to action on this Day of NO Silence

The Day of NO Silence emerges as a powerful call to action, transforming a day of quiet solidarity into a loud, unapologetic movement against the ongoing discrimination faced by LGBTQ+ youths in schools.

'Written in the Stars:' University of Michigan hosts 'Pride Prom' for LGBTQ+ students

The event was aimed at LGBTQ+ students who "maybe didn’t have the best experience at their high school prom," according to an organizer.

California parents oust school board members who enacted anti-LGBTQ+ policy

Two members of the Orange Unified School District board have been removed by parents who opposed a policy requiring school staff to out transgender kids.

How LGBTQ+ advocates secured a victory against Florida's 'don't say gay' law

In a landmark legal victory, advocates dismantled Florida's 'don't say gay or trans' law, championing a more inclusive and accepting educational environment for LGBTQ+ students and families.

Nex Benedict's death spurs student walkout at his Oklahoma high school over anti-LGBTQ+ bullying

While the protest aimed to shed a light on bullying against LGBTQ+ students, organizers also set out to let queer youth know they're not alone.

North Carolina's 'don't say gay' law and anti-trans sports statute challenged by activists

The Campaign for Southern Equality filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, saying these statutes violate federal law.

Finding queer hope in the face of adversity this Mentorship Month

One mentor finds energy and hope in the LGBTQ youth of today.

Hate crimes are on the rise at schools, and it's only getting worse for LGBTQ+ students

New FBI data reflects the growing number of hate crimes in the U.S., while highlighting the role that schools play in combating such incidents.

Missouri Republicans add trans bathroom ban to 'parents' rights' education bill

"It is a statewide issue that your biological sex matches which locker room and which restroom you're going into," said Republican Sen. Nick Schroer.

Laphonza Butler, first Black lesbian senator, honors young people in first Senate speech

"Young people are demonstrating their willingness to be the force, the energy, and the face of change," she said.

Ron DeSantis Slammed by Florida LGBTQ+ Rights Group in Epic Ad Campaign

The ad aired starting on Wednesday, the same day as the third Republican presidential candidate debate in Miami where DeSantis will appear.

Florida College Enters Deal with Department of Education Over Its Alleged Civil Rights Violations

New College of Florida has been undergoing a conservative makeover since January, when Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis installed a conservative majority on the board of trustees that led to the appointment of a new president.

California School District Temporarily Blocked From Outing Trans Students

The Chino Valley district was the first in the state to adopt such a policy, for which it was sued by California's attorney general.