Do you remember the last time you learned about LGBTQ people or issues at school? If not, this year promises to be different! Starting in January, you and every other California student will learn about LGBTQ people or issues in class. It’s the law, all thanks to the Fair Accurate Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act!
What do Sylvia Rivera, Cherrie Moraga, Pedro Zamora, Deadlee, Frida Kahlo, Yosimar Reyes, Chavela Vargas, and John Perez all have in common?
September 21st and 22nd marked the second Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit in Washington D.C. GSA Network was proud to be one of the partners invited to the summit held by the US Departments of Education, Justice, and Health & Human Services. The group was a mix of student activists and supportive adults—many of whom came to learn from
The new school year is here and it's time to get your GSAs ready for a year of activism and fun!
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth are often denied the sexual health education and skills they need and deserve. Many schools do not provide any information beyond abstinence-only education, which focuses solely on sex after marriage and only between a man and a woman.
Activists! Dolphins! And S’mores! Oh My! On August 12—14, twenty Northern California and Central Valley youth activists hit the beach at Marin Headlands Institute in Sausalito, California. The eager activists packed their sunscreen and sleeping bags and embarked on a 3-day skills-building journey to learn about activism and organizing their GSAs.
Our state's future prosperity and health depends on all Californians having a fair chance to thrive and succeed. However, the growing population of young men of color faces poor health and well-being outcomes at a disproportionately higher rate than their white counterparts. The proliferation of severe school disciplinary measures disproportionately pushes boys and young men ofcolor
"I learned that there's so much more out there than I ever knew there could be. Amazing people you never knew could exist until you walk through the doors and into the National Gathering." -- Cat Kryjak, Long Island Youth Delegate.