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Keep the Good Times Rollin’ : Transitioning Leadership in Your GSA


Hey GSA leaders! If you’re anything like us, you’re shocked that the school year is almost up. This has been a jam-packed year for GSA activism, and spring is a great time to pause and reflect on these victories and prepare for next school year.

Day of Silence: End with a Roar!


Who’s ready for a fierce and fabulous Day of Silence?

Today, GSAs around the country will take a vow of silence to recognize and protest the silence that LGBTQ people face each day. GLSEN, which coordinates the event, has tons of tips for Day of Silence actions at, and we've got a resource guide to help, too.

BULLY: In theatres nationwide now!


You've heard about BULLY, the movie that, through personal stories, sheds light on the emotional and physical toll of bullying. Tons of people - and we encourage you to join them - will see the movie when it opens nationwide this weekend.

Expression Not Suppression 2012


“But it is undeniable
That the queer spirit is resilient”

Make Your GSA a White House Champion


Do you think GSA youth activists are changing the world? Yeah, we do, too -- now let's convince the White House!

The White House just announced its LGBT Pride Month Champions of Change Video Challenge, which calls for videos about "unsung heroes" working to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

National Momentum: A GSA 'Explosion' in Wisconsin


“We’ve really seen an explosion (in the number of GSAs) in the last year or two,” said Tim Michael, Manager of GSA Outreach at Wisconsin’s Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools (GSAFE). “And particularly GSAs in the rural part of the state.”

Hats off to Humboldt County


Last weekend, GSA Network took an epic 3-day road trip to Humboldt County to train youth leaders and adult allies on how to make schools safer. I, along with youth trainers Alexa Lopez, K. Boucher, and Nick Penland, traveled over 550 miles round trip to Eureka for the Humboldt County GSA Leadership Summit.

Tips for a Fierce & Fabulous Day of Silence


Are you busy planning for GLSEN’s Day of Silence on April 20th? Thousands of GSA activists from across the country are, too.

Consent is Sexy!


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an effort to raise awareness around and prevent sexualized violence in our world.  While everyone is affected by and can be a survivor of sexualized violence, LGBTQ communities (particularly communities of color) have much higher incidence rates and face more barriers towards getting support.

“It only gets better because we make it better”


On Tuesday March 20, GSA Network Executive Director & Founder Carolyn Laub and I traveled to the University of Texas at Arlington to attend the first ever White House LGBT Conference on Safe Schools & Communities.  It was an exciting and very busy day for all involved with conference, including the White House, United States Departments of Education and Justice, community partners like GSA Network and the young people in attendance.