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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