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GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN's longtime executive director Eliza Byard announced in an e-mail message today that she will be stepping down from her role on March 1, 2021. See her full letter below.

Dear Community,

San Diego Unified announces 'strategic plan' for LGBTQ students

The plan offers ways to close current achievement gaps and focuses on cultural proficiency; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) training and support; restorative practices; ethnic studies; civic collaboration, and substance use prevention.

Steve Grand to perform at GLSEN's L.A. Respect Awards

GLSEN will host its annual Los Angeles Respect Awards tonight at a star-studded black tie affair, honoring those who work to make schools safer for all students.

GLSEN to honor Linda Bloodworth-Thomason at annual Respect Awards

GLSEN will also honor Academy and Emmy award-winning global entertainment company Lionsgate; Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Jim Parsons and his partner, art director Todd Spiewak; and the 2013 Student Advocate of the Year.

GLSEN strengthens support for transgender students

GLSEN is strengthening its longstanding support for transgender and gender nonconforming students with the addition of the student-created grassroots organization Transgender Student Rights (TSR) to its family of programs.