TITLE

GLSEN Update: THAT'S SO GAY!

AUTHOR(S)
Michie, Courtney
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p3C
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) organization as of December 2008. The first national multimedia campaign of the organization in partnership with the Ad Council is designed to raise awareness among teenagers about the use of anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) language and to encourage them to drop the use of such language. The organization is also hosting a No Name Calling Week in partnership with the Baobab Cultural Center and the AntiBullying Task Force.
ACCESSION #
36173796

 

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