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Teachers are the Anti-Gay Bullies at SoCal High School, Says ACLU

LOCAL | By Les Spindle | Mar 30
Responding to alleged harassment and bullying by SoCal teachers against LGBT students, the Southern California ACLU has filed a demand that the violations cease.

One Florida School Protects Students, While Another Forbids GSA

POLITICS | By Steffany Skelley Gilmer | Feb 22
While on Orange County School voted to include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policy, the Lake County School Board faces criticism for preventing students from starting a GSA.

R.I. Lawmaker Threatens to Cut High School’s Funding Over GSA

NATIONAL | By Joe Siegel | Apr 4
State Rep. Dan Gordon (R-Tiverton) sparked outrage among Rhode Island’s LGBT activists when he wrote on a blog that he would cut Tiverton High School’s funding if officials allowed a gay-straight alliance to meet on campus.

GSA Leadership Summit comes to Long Beach

NATIONAL | By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Feb 1
Roughly 70 students attended the GSA Leadership Summit at Long Beach City College on Saturday, Jan. 22.

Canadian Catholic School Bans GSAs

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 11
A Catholic school board in Ontario, Canada came under fire for banning gay-straight alliances and then defending the decision by saying that Nazi groups would also be barred.

Utah Youth Founds GSA

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 1
A junior high student in Bountiful, Utah has laid the groundwork for a Gay-Straight Alliance at his school.

GLSEN Study: Gay Middle Schoolers Face Most Harassment

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 28
A study by the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) shows that while anti-gay bullying is a problem at all grade levels, middle schoolers are hardest hit when it comes to harassment for being--or being perceived as--gay.

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