“GAYLA and Queer Youth Advocacy Day with GSA Network was an incredibly empowering experience for me. It's been a privilege to be able to train youth from all over California to become advocates for bills and policies that affect students statewide.” – Anthony Barros, Antelope Valley High School senior and Queer Youth Advocacy Day MC
I’m sure that to a bystander, 70 young people standing on the steps of the capitol screaming “we’re here, we’re queer, we’re fabulous; don’t mess with us” is quite an interesting site. But to me, it’s just another day of activism.
A new spring means a new slate of queer youth legislative priorities. And last week saw advances for three of the bills we're supporting this year!
Today is GLSEN's 18th annual Day of Silence -- and we want to hear (non-verbally) how it goes!
Every month 1,000 young people contract HIV.