Mission

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Our mission is to work towards a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through education, support, social action, and advocacy.

Club Advisor: Paula Gearan

What’s New?

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WHS Staff Members at the Gay Pride Parade in June 2019 with Ms. Pressley

Gender Sexuality Alliance 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

President: Laurel Davidoff (11)

Vice President: Carter Calzini (10)

Other attending members: Elisha Davidoff (9), Charlie Froelich (12), Sophia Desio (9), Sophia Li (9), Erin Racklin (10)

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.

Accomplishments

We have run the Day of Silence since 2017

Multiple fundraisers

Collaborated with administration to implement gender-neutral bathrooms

In 2018 members went to the Safe Schools Student Leadership Summit

Implemented a freshman health curiculm around the topic of LGBTQ people

A group of students and faculty attended the Boston Pride March in June 2018

Resources

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

Suicide hotline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

PFLAG https://pflag.org/

GLAAD https://www.glaad.org/

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

Meetings

When: Thursdays at 7:45 am

Where: The Black Box

Different Flags

Lesbian

lesbian flag

Gay

gay flag

Bisexual

bisexual flag

Transgender

transgender flag

Pansexual

pansexual flag

Intersex

intersex flag

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