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GSA Network Reacts to President Obama's "It Gets Better" Video

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Contact:  Carolyn Laub
Office: 415-552-4229
Cell: 415-235-4556

Gay-Straight Alliance Network Responds to President Obama's

"It Gets Better" Video

 

Press Release

Nationwide effort to combat bullying grows

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Contact:  Carolyn Laub
Office: 415-552-4229
Cell: 415-235-4556
 

Press Release

Showing support: Community joins in on national awareness against LGBT youth suicide

Humboldt County gay rights advocates have joined a national campaign hoping to change legislation in order to stop the suicides of gay youth.

Today, members of more than 40 endorsing organizations are united to urge Congress to pass the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act.

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Times-Standard, Eureka, CA

For gay youths, middle school can be toughest time

NEW YORK — By the time she was in eighth grade, Rory Mann was so aware of the differences between her and other students that she couldn't bear to enter the cafeteria. Instead, she ate lunch alone on the cold, hard bathroom floor, propped against a wall.

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Associated Press

Gays, allies work for acceptance

Palm Springs is known across the country as a gay-friendly place to live and visit.

While that atmosphere of openness can provide some benefits for LGBT teenagers in the valley, it doesn't eliminate their struggles.

“For a young person, just because there's a visible gay population in Palm Springs, doesn't necessarily mean it reflects them or their community,” said Angela Kinley, a youth development coordinator with SafeHouse of the Desert.

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The Desert Sun

40+ organizations join GSA Network's Make It Better Project

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Contact:  Carolyn Laub
Office: 415-552-4229
Cell: 415-235-4556

LGBT and ally organizations across the country unite under GSA Network’s

MAKE IT BETTER PROJECT

A nationwide effort to combat anti-LGBT bullying and prevent suicide

Press Release
GSA Network

Dr. Phil to feature suicide of gay Kern teen

Jeffree Clark-Merteuil knows the hardships gay students face in school.

"In my case, it was very much, 'I'm alone, I'm the only one like this, I'm different,'" said Clark-Merteuil, the president of the Frontier High School Gay-Straight Alliance. "I felt alone and ostracized."

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KGET Channel 17, Bakersfield, CA

Youth Suicides Prompt Make It Better Project

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In response to LGBT youth suicides, Gay-Straight Alliance Network launches

Press Release
GSA Network

GSA Youth Help Pass Life-Saving Mental Health Bill

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GSA Youth Help Pass Life-Saving Mental Health Bill

SB 543 will increase access to mental health services for at-risk youth
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, 2010 – Gay-Straight Alliance Network applauds Governor Schwarzenegger who last night signed The Mental Health Services for At-Risk Youth Act (SB 543) into law. 

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GSA Network

Bullied to Death: Youth Suicides Demand Action

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Contact:  Carolyn Laub
office: 415-552-4229
cell: 415-235-4556

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GSA Network

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