New & Noteworthy:

Gay Straight Alliance

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 4123...Last »

Graduating students sport rainbow socks in support of gay-straight alliance

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Courtesy Leslie Leong, via CBC
WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- More than half of the graduating students at a Catholic school in Canada wore rainbow socks at their graduation ceremony over the weekend to support their school's newly formed gay-straight alliance.

Filed under: , , ,

W.Va. high school teacher suspended for Facebook post mocking gay group

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
David Foggin
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia high school teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made in which he appears to be mocking a planned meeting of the school’s gay-straight alliance.

Filed under: , , , ,

W.Va. teacher under fire for Facebook post mocking gay-straight alliance

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
David Foggin
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- A West Virginia school district is investigating a high school teacher over a Facebook post in which he appears to be mocking a planned meeting of the school's gay-straight alliance.

Filed under: , , , ,

Lawsuit challenging Fla. school’s denial of gay-straight alliance moves forward

Friday, March 7, 2014
Lake-County-School-Board
TAVERES, Fla. — Students fighting to have a gay-straight alliance club at their middle school in central Florida have won a partial victory for the time being.

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

ACLU files second lawsuit after Fla. school again blocks gay-straight alliance

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Lake-County-School-Board
OCALA, Fla. — The ACLU on Thursday sued a central Florida school district for the second time this year, claiming it is once again refusing to approve a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at a middle school.

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Gay-Straight Alliances: Empowering youth, saving lives

Sunday, December 1, 2013
File
I have a vague memory of hearing announcements and seeing posters for it on the walls. I remember wanting to go. I hadn’t yet come out at this point but I had the sense that I would find support and understanding in this club, and I wanted to be a part of it so badly. But there was a barrier in my mind that prevented me from being able to attend the club. I graduated without going to even one meeting...

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Linda Harvey: ‘Trashy’ gay-straight alliances promote ‘disease’

Saturday, November 9, 2013
Linda Harvey
Ohio-based Religious Right activist Linda Harvey is upset that the Ohio Education Association is helping Gay-Straight Alliance clubs get off the ground, which she warns will lead more students into “sinful deviant behaviors that put young people at great risk of disease and other poor outcomes.”

Filed under: , , , ,

Mo. lawmaker upset by pro-gay shirts worn at elementary school book fair

Friday, October 18, 2013
TwitterA high school students wears her gay-straight alliance t-shirt at a book fair in Nixa, Mo.
NIXA, Mo. — A Missouri state representative said he was unhappy that two high school students were wearing gay-supportive T-shirts while working at an elementary school book fair.

Filed under: , , ,

Caribou Coffee apologizes after erasing window art by local gay-straight alliance

Monday, September 30, 2013
Caribou
NORTHBROOK, Ill. -- The Caribou Coffee chain is apologizing after a Chicago-area store erased window art completed by a local high school's gay-straight alliance.

Filed under: , , , ,

Settlement announced in N.Y. school district anti-gay bias lawsuit

Friday, August 9, 2013
Indian-River-Central-School-Dist
PHILADELPHIA, N.Y. — A northern New York school district has agreed to a series of measures to combat bullying as part of a settlement of a former student's anti-gay bias lawsuit.

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Page 1 of 4123...Last »