Mission

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is a student-led organization in middle and high schools around the United States and Canada. It’s goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for all LGBTQ students and allies. 

LGBTQ+

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning

Members

Advisor: Stephin Ribisi

President: Laurel Davidoff (12)

Vice President: Sofia Desio (10)

Secretary: Erin Racklin (11)

Treasurer: Elisha Davidoff (10)

Other attending members: Sarah Lappi (11), Angela Zhuang (9), Briar Sutherland-Dufour (9), Julia Lundberg (10), Brooke Guswiler (12), Finley Campbel (9)

The Day of Silence is the GLSEN’s annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects of bullying and harassment of LGBTQ+. Students take a day-long vow of silence to symbolically represent the silencing of LGBTQ+ students. In 2021 it is on April 23rd.

Accomplishments

  • We have run the Day of Silence since 2017
  • Multiple fundraisers
  • Collaborated with administration to implement gender-neutral bathrooms
  • In 2018 and 2019 members went to the Safe Schools Student Leadership Summit
  • Implemented a freshman health curriculum around the topic of LGBTQ+ people
  • A group of students and faculty attended the Boston Pride March in June 2018
  • Implemented a faculty presentation on the LGBTQ+ community
  • Painted a progressive pride flag on the school
  • Implemented a faculty LGBTQ+ curriculum

Resources

PFLAG https://pflag.org/

GLAAD https://www.glaad.org/

Umbrella – OUT MetroWest https://outmetrowest.org/our-programs-overview-faqs/umbrella/

Trans suicide hotline https://www.translifeline.org/

Suicide hotline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Meetings

When: Wednesdays from 1-2

Where: Google Meets

https://meet.google.com/lookup/a2darr3nx5?authuser=1&hs=179

Different Flags

Lesbian

lesbian flag

Gay

gay flag

Bisexual

bisexual flag

Transgender

transgender flag

Pansexual

pansexual flag

Intersex

intersex flag