Know Your Rights
A gay-straight alliance, or GSA, is a club for LGBTQ youth and straight allies. There are more than 4,000 GSAs in schools nationwide.
GSAs can foster community, cultivate leadership skills and reduce discrimination. This section contains ideas about how you can start and run one, as well as information about the legal rights of young people who wish to start a GSA.
In public secondary schools, GSAs can’t be discriminated against or held to different standards than other student clubs—it’s the law.
Starting a GSA can be exciting—and intimidating. Here are some ideas to consider.
If you face road blocks like these, you can contact us for legal help.