Gay straight alliance for safe schools (gsafe) madison, wi, usa www. Org sawyer johnson, brian juchems, & ali muldrowwisconsingsanetwork. Youth organizing in california lgbtq youth of color in california are organizing for. Website design and development by the design action collective. We provide direct support to registered gsas and our national partners. Gsa network believes that transparency in our work is a vital tool toward accountability. Keywords adults and allies, coalition building, gsa development, laws and policies,. In march 2020, the gsa movement to empower & train lgbtq youth leaders. A gaystraight alliance, gender-sexuality alliance (gsa) or even queerstraight alliance (qsa) is a student-led or community-based organization, found in middle schools and high schools as well as colleges and universities, primarily in the united states and canada, that is intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) children, teenagers, and youth as well as their cisgender heterosexual allies. Starting a gaystraight alliance here are the basic steps to starting a gsa at your school. Gsas build power gsa clubs, or gsas for short, are student-run organizations that unite lgbtq and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. The wyoming gay-straight alliance network supports new and existing gsas and empowers student leaders across the equality state. Wyoming equality launched the gsa network as part of a comprehensive plan to empower lgbtq and allied students to foster safer and more inclusive environments in their schools. To support these student efforts, the wyoming gsa network will develop resources for gay. Too many times, episodes of bullying are based around students perceived sexuality or identities, and as research proves, our young people are suffering. One way schools can combat these attacks is to host a gay-straight alliance (gsa). Our work glsen believes that every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and lgbtq-inclusive k-12 education. We are a national network of educators, students, and local glsen chapters working to make this right a reality. Rundlett middle school student life gay straight alliance. Gsa network what is a gsaqsa? Gender and sexuality alliance, queer straight alliance or gay straight alliances are student-run and teacher-supported school-based groups that work to create safe, caring, supportive and inclusive spaces for lgbtq students and their allies in schools. My mission for this group, it to do the best they as students to get the word out that there is a safe, drama free place for lgbt teens & supporters.