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Petition: Chambersburg Area School District: Allow a Gay-Straight Alliance to Form at CASHS

Petition by Thomas McCalmont Roxbury, PA I went through 3 years of being denied starting a Gay-Straight Alliance at Chambersburg Area Senior High School when I was in attendance. A brave group of students and faculty fought to get a Gay-Straight Alliance implemented this year, but were denied by the board last month. It’s important […]

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Skyline College GSA Conference “Pride in Community, Strength in Unity” :: April 14th

Skyline College in San Bruno, CA will be holding their 2nd Annual Gay Straight Alliance Conference on April 14th, 2012 at  9am-4pm. This is a free event open to the public. They will be having free workshops, free food, great performances and some inspiring speakers. The conference is powerfully called Pride in Community Strength in […]

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Straight But Not Narrow Founder Avan Jogia and Josh Hutcherson of “The Kids Are All Right” and “The Hunger Games” Chat with GSA Network Leader (Video)

 Cute always win! www.wearesbnn.com SBNN (Straight But Not Narrow) founder Avan Jogia and his friend Josh Hutcherson chat with GSA Network leaders to discuss the importance of straight allies. www.wearesbnn.com Produced by: Cause Creative and SBNN Director: Michael McIlraith Editor: Oliver Mauldin Sound: Chris Yi-Lay Zahn

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Former Saints Star Ben Cohen to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Northampton

I vote for straight ally Ben Cohen to be honorary President of the United State. FORMER Saints and England rugby international Ben Cohen is to receive an honorary masters degree from The University of Northampton.   The former Franklin’s Gardens star, who played almost 150 times for Saints and picked up 57 caps for England, […]

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Canadian Teachers Criticized for Queer Ally Cards

Instead of praising these two teachers for voluntarily participating in training sessions through the Rainbow Resource Centre in Winnipeg, as part of the provincial professional development day, they are being scrutinized. Should we encourage our teachers to stay in the dark ages? The woman involved with completing the training received a card, which includes the word “Ally” on […]

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Gay Straight Alliance Takes Hold in Earlier Grades

San Francisco gets it right, again. Kids these day have potty mouths in pandemic proportions. “Thinking it’s too early is really blind to what it’s like in middle school,” said Eliza Byard, the educational network’s executive director. “Anyone who walks through the halls of a middle school knows what it’s like. The words ‘faggot’ and ‘dyke’ […]

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How to Start an Athlete Ally Movement Created by Straight Wrestler Hudson Taylor (Video)

Athlete Ally is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating homophobia and transphobia in sports. This non-profit was created by HUDSON TAYLOR as a resource to encourage athletes, coaches, parents, fans and other members of the sports community to respect all individuals involved in sports, regardless of perceived or actual sexual-orientation or gender identity or expression. This new […]

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Accidental Bear Spends a Day with Ben Cohen and His StandUp Foundation Team (Videos)

Meeting up with Ben Cohen and his StandUp FoundationTeam had my brain twirling with excitement. I broke a few laws speeding to San Jose where  The Cisco Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Advocates (GLBT&A) Employee Resource Group(ERG), came  together with the Cisco Disabilities Awareness Network ERG, and brought Ben to the Cisco San Jose campus […]

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President of Ultimate Fighting Championship, Urges Gay UFC Fighters To Come Out

Goooooo team straight alliance! You need to get your gay, whining butts up off that bar stool and stop doing some work for gays right. The straights are taking over the fight (thank you) and from the most unlikely arena, sports. I am having restored faith (non-religious kind of faith) in humankind.   via www.huffingtonpost.com […]