GSA Network Spotlight

Why Are Schools Suspending More Students Than They Graduate?

Mon, 09/10/2012

Mario Vasquez, GSA Network board member, talks about his experience with punitive school discipline as an LGBT student, along with other young people from across California. This video was created by the California Endowment for the September 10, 2012 Office of Civil Rights hearing in Los Angeles.

Carolyn Laub wins Irvine Leadership Award

Sun, 02/12/2012

GSA Network is thrilled to congratulate our Founder and Executive Director, Carolyn Laub, on winning the prestigious James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for her innovative solution to the bullying and harassment of LGBT youth! Carolyn is one of five Californians this year to receive the Award, which was presented to her on Monday by California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson. The Awards, which aim to spotlight model solutions that could better the lives of more Californians if replicated by policymakers and others, include $125,000 in support for each recipient’s organization.

National Gay-Straight Alliance Day Message from Sec. Duncan

Wed, 01/25/2012

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan celebrates the first National Gay-Straight Alliance Day by congratulating YOU on your hard work! Watch his message or read the transcript below, and check out the blog post from the White House honoring National Gay-Straight Alliance Day!