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Happy National School Counselor Week: Counselors, Not Cops


After the tragedy in Newtown, many public figures, including Senator Barbara Boxer, responded by proposing a violent solution to a violent problem: more police officers in schools. Instead of making schools safer by creating nurturing, supportive learning environments, they wanted to make schools safer by turning them into prisons.

#gsaday Tweet Chat - Feb 6, 3pm PST!


On National Gay-Straight Alliance Day, GSA Network will join GSA Day, GLSEN, and Campus Pride to host a Tweet Chat LIVE!

WHEN: 3pm PST, Wednesday, February 6!
HASHTAG: #gsaday

Register Now! Expression Not Suppression


Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning or straight ally youth? Want more tools to make YOUR school safer and defeat bullying?

Reaching the Summit


You hear a lot about our big conferences -- and for good reason! Over 700 people came to San Francisco for the incredible YES conference last month. The Central Valley's Expression Not Suppression (ENS) conference is coming up next month in Fresno.

How YOU Can Implement Lessons that Matter


As a student, you know that LGBTQ-inclusive lessons can have a dramatic impact on how safe you feel in school. Today, we’re releasing a research report that backs you up – and gives you tools to advocate for LGBTQ-inclusive lessons in your classes.

For NYC GSAs, in unity there is strength


While I was in New York this past December, I had a chance to host a meeting with a group of activists and youth organizers from across New York City that were working with GSA activists in NYC schools doing amazing GSA and safe schools organizing.

A top nonprofit


If you've seen this infographic, you know GSA Network has accomplished a lot this year. And it's not just us saying that -- nonprofit experts agree.

2012 YES!


Epic.  That’s one way to describe the 8th annual Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) that took place on Saturday, December 15th.  YES draws hundreds of queer and straight ally youth, as well as their adult allies to San Francisco for one epic day of learning about safe schools, networking and fun!

Advancing Racial and Economic Justice


In case you missed it, last week saw a number of great advances for GSA Network's racial and economic justice work! The fruits of our work on school push out with our education rights partners manifested in a first-of-its-kind Senate hearing on the school-to-prison pipeline.

Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline Hearing Before Senate Judiciary Committee


On behalf of LGBTQ youth facing harsh discipline and school pushout, GSA Network has submitted written testimony for a hearing happening today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights. The hearing is at 11 am PST and you can watch it here!