Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

Sponsors: Dr. Ford, Ms. Greenwood and Dr. Smith

Meeting Dates: Second and fourth Tuesdays of every month during PM 1 in Room G08


It is a students-run club that brings together LGBTQ+ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform to fight for racial, gender, LGBTQ, and economic justice.


Resources

It Gets Better Project “The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you are trying to affirm and assert your sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can be a challenging and isolating process – but, the good news is, no one has to do it alone.”
GLSEN “At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.”
stopbullying.gov “StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.”
‘Homework is so gay’: How do we challenge homophobia in schools? “Talks about the focus of the coalition’s current work – to tackle homophobic language and particularly the issue of using gay instead of a word meaning something derogatory or negative.”

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