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Youth Empowerment Summit to Address Bullying

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Contact: Jackie Downing
415-552-4229

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT TO ADDRESS BULLYING

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Hosted by Gay-Straight Alliance Network

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GSA Network

M-A Student Max Philp Speaks at Marriage Equality Rally

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.

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Menlo-Atherton Bear News

Wells Fargo donation will help empower LGBT youth

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.

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Bay Area Reporter

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens singled out for punishment

Study in leading pediatric journal finds unfair treatment nationwide

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GSA Network

Superintendent to speak on school bullying

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.

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San Francisco Examiner

Public can help in anti-bullying efforts

LGBT youth advocates at Gay Straight Alliance Network have launched the "Make It Better Project," an initiative that confronts bullying head on by showing students and adults what they can do to improve school safety.

"We're focused on connecting people in the public who want to do something and take action," said Executive Director Carolyn Laub.

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Bay Area Reporter

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

 

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Nationwide effort to combat bullying grows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Press Release

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

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