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Stand in Solidarity – Fight the Pandemic


December 1st marks World AIDS Day, a day observed to raise awareness aroundAIDS Red Ribbon the AIDS pandemic, and to focus a globalized effort on HIV/AIDS prevention and education. World AIDS Day was conceived during the Global Programme on AIDS hosted by the World Health Organization in 1987. It is currently planned and promoted by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

Out For Change


I'm thrilled to be at the Ford Foundation's Out For Change event today for their incredible new Advancing LGBT Rights initiative, which sets aside $50 million over the next five years to advance LGBT equality.

Developing GSA Leaders in Missouri


Last month, Clayton High School hosted the 2012 Missouri GSA Leadership Summit in St Louis. This day of leadership development was a great first step in work that is starting by the newly formed Missouri GSA Network.

Transgender Day of Remembrance


Brianna Luna is the GSA president at Woodlake Union High School and recently became a youth trainer for the Central Valley.

3 Ways for GSAs to Honor Transgender Day of Remembrance


Owen Aptekar-Cassels is a transgender high school senior from Davis, CA, who has been part of GSA clubs in school for 6 years now. He spends his free time helping people fix their bikes, doing activism, reading, and wishing he had more time for art.

Youth FTW: GSA Network Youth Councils


One thing is clear from last night: young people have found their voice and they are using it to change the country. Now that Prop 30 has passed, saving California schools from devastating budget cuts, we want to celebrate the young people who have, day by day, been working for change!

2012 Election Season: What’s at Stake for CA's Queer Youth?


It seems everyone in the California education world has taken a position on three propositions that will impact education funding: Proposition 30, Proposition 32, and Proposition 38. Next Tuesday, voters -- who, for the most part, have been out of school for some time -- will decide the fate of these propositions.

LGBT History Month: 10 Feet Tall


October is LGBT History Month, so we asked GSA leaders who, in Equality Forum's archive of LGBT icons, inspires them. Below Emery Cohen, a senior from San Mateo, CA, describes his how icon Allen Ginsberg has impacted him.

Breakthrough Conversations for Safer Education


GSA Network is part of a coalition of organizations participating in the Breakthrough Conversations Project, which encourages LGBT people and allies to have one-on-one conversations with their friends and family about how issues like marriage, bullying, and the FAIR Education Act matter to them personally.