Last updated on: 3/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Gay-Straight Alliance Network Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 7, 2008

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Description:

“GSA Network was founded in 1998 to empower youth activists to start Gay-Straight Alliance clubs and fight homophobia and transphobia in schools.”

Gay-Straight Alliance website (accessed Feb. 6, 2008)

Mission:

“Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources. Through peer support, leadership development, and training, GSA Network supports young people in starting, strengthening, and sustaining GSAs and builds the capacity of GSAs to:

1. create safe environments in schools for students to support each other and learn about homophobia and other oppressions,

2. educate the school community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation issues, and

3. fight discrimination, harassment, and violence in schools.”

Gay-Straight Alliance website (accessed Feb. 6, 2008)

Other:
Non-governmental organization