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Schools left to figure out gay studies mandate

Many educators have already been including lessons that would meet the new requirements — discussing Franklin Delano Roosevelt's disability or debating current events such as the repeal of the “don't ask, don't tell” military policy.

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The Desert Sun

School District Told to Replace Web Filter Blocking Pro-Gay Sites

CAMDENTON, Mo. — Students using the computers at Camdenton High School here in central Missouri have been able to access the Web sites for Exodus International, as well as People Can Change, antigay organizations that counsel men and women on how to become heterosexual.

But the students have not been able to access the Web sites of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, or the Gay-Straight Alliance Network.

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New York Times

STOP BULLYING: Fresno Conference today (Saturday)

Hosted by Gay-Straight Alliance Network and Community Link

Info provided by the Gay/Straight Alliance Network:

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CBS Fresno

Student leaders target bullying at annual Fresno youth conference

FRESNO, March 23, 2012 – On Saturday, young people from across the Central Valley will join together for an annual youth-led conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and straight ally youth working to create safer schools for all students. Through workshops, a resource fair, and a keynote speech, the 2012 Expression Not Suppression conference, hosted by Gay-Straight Alliance Network and Community Link, will build students’ and adult allies’ skills to stop bullying and harassment at school based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Fun. Promotes New Album "Some Nights" with LGBT Organization

(from Billboard, March 2, 2012) Many artists are affiliated with some type of organization or charity that they strongly support and sometimes use to promote their product. Artists such as Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Cindy Lauper have previously toured in support of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community, and the trend continues with the recent partnership between Revel & Riot and fun. Revel & Riot is an organization that promotes LGTB through media, graphics, writing, and products on the Internet.

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MSU Entertainment Online, Billboard

Will President Obama Back Passage of Antibullying Bill?

A bill intended to help stop antigay bullying in schools nationwide would move closer to passage if President Obama backed it, according to a letter sent to him by 70 organizations.

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The Advocate

Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson Speaks Against Homophobia at L.A. High School

Josh Hutcherson, star of The Hunger Games, took a break from his promotional duties to speak with the Gay Straight Alliance at a Los Angeles high school, reports Celebuzz.

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The Advocate

Head of California's Schools Laud GSA Leader

The head of California's public schools sent a clear message about inclusiveness when he recently awarded Carolyn Laub, the founder of the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, an award for her work.

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The Advocate

'Glee' actor Max Adler talks homophobia

GSA Network alum Zac Toomay appears on the Dr. Drew show with Glee actor Max Adler to talk about coming out in high school.

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Dr. Drew on HLN

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