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Glsen Respect Awards

GLSEN Educator of the Year Remarks

Amber Schweitzer | Posted 06.02.2016 | Education
Amber Schweitzer

I was recently asked, "How does a person come to be GLSEN's Educator of the Year?" As someone deeply invested in the spiritual and physical well-being of all my students, I put much thought into that question and did some intense reflection.

Gay-Straight Alliance of the Year Calls for Action

Jeremy Charneco-Sullivan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Education
Jeremy Charneco-Sullivan

On June 1, 2015, I experienced one of the most powerful moments of my life when I joined Jackie Swindell, Parker Davidson, and Awreon Riley at the GLSEN Respect Awards to accept the award for GSA of the Year. We decided to use that opportunity to call attention to the lack of LGBTQ anti-bullying policies in America's schools and to remind everyone that the battle for respect and equality is far from over in the middle of our country. Here is the transcript of that speech. Read the words and know that they come from the hearts of two educators and two students who desire to see a public school system where all students are celebrated for being exactly who they are.

Reflecting on GLSEN's Educator of the Year Award

Desiree Sansing | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Desiree Sansing

There are so many great educators across our nation, doing great things for our youth, and I am honored to be counted among them. Recently, I was awarded the Educator of the Year Award by GLSEN, the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

GLSEN Announces Honorees For 2013 Respect Awards

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) announced this week the list of honorees for the organization's 2013 Respect Awards -- Los Ang...

Big Name Honorees Announced For GLSEN Respect Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yesterday, The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) announced that it will honor DreamWorks Animation co-founder and CEO Jeffrey Katzenbe...

PHOTOS: Stars Align For GLSEN Respect Awards

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

ABC's Modern Family was honored for its portrayal of a "diverse American family" at the 6th annual GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network...

Jill Biden Repeats Blue Dress At GLSEN Respect Awards Monday (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Jill Biden continued her reign of lovely as she delivered opening remarks at the 6th annual GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network) Respe...