Most seniors are excited for graduation, but for gender nonconforming and trans students, it can mean a choice between being themselves and walking across the stage to get their degree. Amanda Harris, GSA Network's NorCal Program Coordinator, talks to GSA alum Javi Pinedo about his campaign for a gender-inclusive graduation ceremony.
Harvey Milk Day is today, May 22, 2012! After two legislative tries and the 2008 release of the movie Milk, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger agreed to establish May 22 as Harvey Milk Day. Now, California governors are required to annually proclaim May 22 as Harvey Milk Day and encourage public schools and educational institutions to commemorate the date.
This past weekend, 55 high school students came to Sacramento for three days of intensive leadership training, followed by the 7th annual Queer Youth Advocacy Day (QYAD).
Hey GSA leaders! If you’re anything like us, you’re shocked that the school year is almost up. This has been a jam-packed year for GSA activism, and spring is a great time to pause and reflect on these victories and prepare for next school year.
Do you think GSA youth activists are changing the world? Yeah, we do, too -- now let's convince the White House!
The White House just announced its LGBT Pride Month Champions of Change Video Challenge, which calls for videos about "unsung heroes" working to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.