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Back to School

School has started back up -- which means GSAs are kicking off again! Whether your GSA is brand-new or well established, we've got some resources to help your club set up for the year and gain some momentum.

Vote for a trailblazing GSA!

For Pride, Logo TV is honoring LGBT movement trailblazers -- including 5 GSA clubs across the country! Check out their feature and vote for your favorite! All of the clubs are part of the National Association, including clubs from Georgia Connect GSA Network, Kansas Queer Youth Network, Missouri GSA Network, and the GSA Network of California.

GSA Network UNITE!

Have you ever campaigned for something at your school -- and wished GSAs across the state could join you? Or have you wanted to build community with other GSAs, but not known how you could support them?

YOU Give 'Em Hope

Create your meme!

  1. Download PicMeme (other options below)
  2. Take a picture of your GSA

Day of Silence

Today is GLSEN's 18th annual Day of Silence -- and we want to hear (non-verbally) how it goes!

The Day of Silence is a day in which people of all sexual orientations and gender identities who support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights take a vow of silence to recognize and protest the silence that LGBT people face each day.

Get films for your GSA!

Want to educate your GSA through film?

Fists in the air: Expression Not Suppression 2013

Terisa Tinei Siagatonu, a spoken word artist and poet, asked 200 people to stand and raise their fists in the air. That was just the start of the day -- and that spirit of solidarity and empowerment persisted throughout this year's incredible Expression Not Suppression (ENS) conference.

One Sweeeet GSA Day

Last week saw the 2nd National GSA Day -- and it was sweeeet!

All over the country, LGBT youth, allies, organizations, and schools celebrated the amazing work of Gay-Straight Alliance clubs. Iowa Pride Network, the coordinator of National GSA Day, even baked the cake above to honor all of you!

#gsaday Tweet Chat - Feb 6, 3pm PST!

On National Gay-Straight Alliance Day, GSA Network will join GSA Day, GLSEN, and Campus Pride to host a Tweet Chat LIVE!

WHEN: 3pm PST, Wednesday, February 6!
HASHTAG: #gsaday

Breaking: Supreme Court to Review DOMA and Prop 8

The Supreme Court has decided to grant review in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case deciding the fate of California’s Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment that denies loving, committed same-sex couples the right to marry. Proposition 8 was declared unconstitutional by District Judge Vaughn Walker in 2010, a decision subsequently upheld by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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