Melanie Willingham-Jaggers
and the GLSEN Team


Melanie Willingham-Jaggers (they/she) is executive director at GLSEN, which was founded in 1990 by a group of educators and is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safer and more affirming schools for LGBTQ+ students.

Articles by Melanie Willingham-Jaggers

Inclusive Education Benefits All Children

In confronting attacks on LGBTQ+ students’ rights to representation and safety in public education, we hold firm to creating inclusive and affirming learning spaces.
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In promoting diversity and fighting racism, inclusive education programs forged pathways toward building equitable societies. Now, as our nation confronts multiple assaults on democratic values, we hold firm in the fight to protect—and to expand—democracy through social justice education.

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