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Hundreds Gather in Fresno for Annual GSA Network Conference


Contact:  Danielle Askini 
Phone:    415-740-8220


Hundreds Gather in Fresno for Annual Gay-Straight Alliance Network Conference 
Student leaders will address school safety in the Central Valley

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ISU researchers publish national study on cyberbullying of LGBT and allied youths

 AMES, Iowa - Schools are typically on guard against students who bully by inflicting repeated violence on other students. But technology has given rise to a relatively new form of bullying which inflicts emotional harm in a stealth manner, working through Web sites, chat rooms, e-mail, cell phones and instant messaging.

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Iowa State University News Service

Larry King to be remembered on 2nd anniversary of shooting

Eighth-grader Larry King will be remembered at vigils throughout the country Friday night, two years after he was shot to death by a classmate at his Oxnard junior high school.

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Ventura County Star

Youth Across the Country to Remember Slain Teen Lawrence King


CONTACT: Carolyn Laub, Executive Director


Vigils will take place in Los Angeles and around the country on February 12
Register online for vigils in your area

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Today is Gay-Straight Alliance Day

Des Moines — Governor Culver has declared today “Iowa Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Day”. The day, organized by Iowa Pride Network, is meant to honor GSA groups, students and staff who work to end violence and homophobia in Iowa schools and colleges.

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Journal Express

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2010 introduced in House...

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2010 introduced in House by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis

Measure would prohibit discrimination against public school students on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity

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Miami Herald

Family Acceptance Project — Helping LGBT Youths

Vol. 9 No. 6 P. 6

A California social worker’s research into how family behaviors affect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths may soon transform how social service professionals promote these youths’ health and well-being.

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Social Work Today

Judge's Ruling Favors AUSD on Recall

Alameda County Superior Court judge Frank Roesch issued a temporary ruling Nov. 25 saying that the Alameda Unified School District's anti-bullying lessons do not fall under the category of health education. The ruling is a victory for AUSD and a defeat for the parents who sued the district hoping to keep their children out of the lessons.

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Alameda Sun

Students learn from GSA conference

A group of La Quinta High School students participated in a leadership conference aimed at bringing together students from Gay-Straight Alliance clubs throughout the Coachella Valley.

La Quinta High students were among 38 valley teens who attended the Oct. 24 conference, hosted by the College of the Desert Gay-Straight Alliance and the Palm Springs chapter of Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

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The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, CA

Israeli Gay Leaders Visit SF

Noa Raz, one of three Israeli queer youth activists who visited San Francisco last week, recalled the horror of August 1 when a gunman opened fire on a group of queer youths at Tel Aviv's gay community center.

Raz spoke to about 40 members of San Francisco's Jewish LGBT community on November 2, a day after Israeli officials announced the arrest and detainment (which occurred last month) of a suspect in the attack. However, Israeli police don't believe the suspect is the gunman.

"There was blood everywhere," recounted Raz.

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Bay Area Reporter