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GSA flying high at A&M Central Texas

Tameca Harris-Jackson, co-advisor for the Gay Straight Alliance Warriors at Texas A&M University Central Texas in Killeen, wrote that good things are going on at her campus for the LGBT community. Continue reading

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Community leaders speak to high school gay-straight alliance

About 30 student members of the Gay-Straight Alliance met in the library at Bryan Adams High School Friday. Continue reading

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Fort Worth middle school forms Gay-Straight Alliance club

Students have long formed clubs, gathering to discuss hobbies, politics and myriad other topics that occupy a young person’s life. Add GLEE to that list, a group students formed this year at Daggett Middle School. Continue reading

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TCU day with Chick-fil-A sparks upset

Texas Christian University is partnering with Chick-fil-A today to give free food to TCU fans sporting their Horned Frog attire. Continue reading

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Brookhaven GSA puts call out to local musicians and bands for inaugural Poverty & AIDS Benefit

Last week I spoke with Adrianna Thompson, a student at Brookhaven who is also the president of the community college’s gay-straight alliance. She has announced on the group’s Facebook page that she is organizing the first Poverty & AIDS fundraiser to be held May 1 on campus benefiting Resource Center Dallas. She did tell me she’s handling it all on her own and did say she could use a little help. Continue reading

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Dan Savage: It’s ‘never been worse’ for LGBT youth

Founder of It Gets Better Project says higher visibility combined with anti-gay forces can make growing up gay as hard as ever DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Sex-advice columnist Dan Savage, known for his It Gets Better Project, will … Continue reading

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Forging new Alliances

Giancarlo Mossi organizes a GSA Summit in Dallas so other students can have the lifesaving resource he never did DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Giancarlo Mossi said that after spending time in hospitals and institutions for destructive behavior such … Continue reading

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Thanks to opposition, Keller High School GSA outgrows its old digs, moves into Lecture Hall

Just days after we published Andrea Grimes’ cover story about Gay Straight Alliances in the Fort Worth school district, WFAA-TV aired this report about the controversy over the formation of a GSA just up the road in Keller. Turns out … Continue reading

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Safe haven

For 10 years, Gay-Straight Alliances in Fort Worth schools have given LGBTQ and their straight friends a place to go for support and safety ANDREA GRIMES  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com It’s been 10 years since two high school boys started … Continue reading

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SMU gets 4 stars for gay-friendliness

The group Campus Pride has given Southern Methodist University 4 out of 5 stars in its LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index. This stands in stark contrast to the Princeton Review’s ratings, which ranked SMU among the 20 most gay-unfriendly campuses in the … Continue reading

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