After a lesbian student at Jesse Bethel High School in Vallejo joined with the American Civil Liberties Union in 2008 to accuse the local school district of discrimination, d
On December 22, 2010, President Obama made history by signing the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Some disapproving classmates called members of the new club “Satanists.” Another asked one of the girls involved, “Do you have a disease?”
Students in St. George, Utah, after gathering for a meeting of the Gay-Straight Alliances.
Outgoing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed several LGBT-related bills this year that are set to take effect January 1.
Among the most significant to the LGBT community is legislation that should make it easier for students to seek mental health help.
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M-A senior Max Philp, once a victim of anti-gay bullying and now an outspoken advocate against homophobia and California’s Proposition 8, wants people to know that harassing others about their sexual orientation and withholding marriage rights for same-sex couples are not okay.
Thanks to a gift of $20,000 from Wells Fargo, a national network of gay straight alliances with its headquarters in San Francisco can grow its anti-bullying initiatives well into 2011.
Study in leading pediatric journal finds unfair treatment nationwide
With school bullying on the national radar, Superintendent Carlos Garcia cannot ignore the issue locally. Garcia will be addressing the issue at a Tuesday reception where he will talk about San Francisco Unified School District’s leadership in creating school environments where students are supported and diversity is celebrated.