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STUDY: Inclusive Approaches Essential For LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum

This week, the Gay-Straight Alliance Network released a new study evaluating the effectiveness of implementing LGBTQ-inclusive curricula in schools. Previous studies have already shown that having an inclusive curriculum helps make schools safer for LGBTQ students, but this study shows that other factors can impact just how effective the inclusive classes can be.

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New Research Reveals Paths to Implementing LGBTQ-Inclusive Lessons

Gay-Straight Alliance Network releases “Implementing Lessons That Matter: The Impact of LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum On Student Safety, Well-Being, and Achievement,” including practical implementation action guide for advocates

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High School Underground: Discovering Perfection

The sunrise was beautiful as the large bus carrying me and 32 others made its way to the Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) at Mission High School in San Francisco on Saturday the 15th.

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Santa Cruz Patch

LGBT Nonprofits Count on Donors

Isaias Guzman is only 18, but he was immediately able to state that it costs the San Francisco-based Gay-Straight Alliance Network about $5 to raise $100.

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Bay Area Reporter

GSA Network named a top national LGBT nonprofit by GuideStar

Philanthropedia, a division of leading nonprofit information provider GuideStar, today announced new rankings of the top 12 nonprofits advancing the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and supporting the issues that the LGBT community tackles – including discriminatory policies, violence against members of the community, and improving the health and well-being of those in the community – at the local level, and the top 19 nonprofits working in the same field nationally.

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30 Days of LGBT Holiday Giving: GSA Network

We all know that high school and middle school can be tough for just about everyone. But for preteen and teenage lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth, those years can be especially difficult. Since its inception in 1998, the Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSA Network) has been working with and "empowering youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools" by starting gay-straight alliance clubs, which are middle and high school student-run clubs composed of LGBTQ and straight students.

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Huffington Post Gay Voices

LGBT summit on school push out & bullying to draw hundreds of CA youth

LGBT summit on school push out & bullying to draw hundreds of CA youth

Gay-Straight Alliance Network hosts 8th annual Youth Empowerment Summit
on Saturday, December 15, 2012 

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GSA Network Responds to Supreme Court's Decision to Review Prop 8


CONTACT: Jill Marcellus, Gay-Straight Alliance Network
Phone: 415.375.9526 (o); 516.313.9659 (c)

Gay-Straight Alliance Network responds to Supreme Court's decision to review Proposition 8; Interviews with diverse couples and youth available

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Supreme Court Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage

In a much-anticipated ruling and one near-and-dear to the hearts of many in the Bay Area, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday has agreed to take its first serious look at the issue of gay marriage.

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NBC Bay Area