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Standing with my son

This morning, the California Senate Education Committee passed AB 1266, the School Success and Opportunity Act, by a vote of 5-2. It now heads to the Senate floor. 16-year-old Manteca High School student Ashton Lee (left in photo), joined by his mother (right), testified in support of the bill.

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At the end of each school year, GSA Network asks you what worked, where you had challenges, and how GSA Network can help your GSA do even more next year.

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Queer Youth Advocacy Day 2013

“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

My Last Queer Youth Advocacy Day

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.

Bills, Bills, Bills: Legislating Change in 2013

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!

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.

Act now for school success!

Did you know that a single suspension in 9th grade doubles the odds a student won't graduate -- and that LGBT youth are 1.4 times more likely to be suspended than their straight peers?

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