GLSEN's Jump-Start Guide for Gay-Straight Alliances
GLSEN has created this resource for new and already-established Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) or similar clubs. The resources take you through the process of establishing or re-establishing your group, identifying your mission and goals, and assessing your school's climate. Jump Start your school and your GSA and create safer schools for all regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.
This guide consists of eight self-contained sections; all are designed to help you jump-start - or bring fresh and creative energy to - your student club. They are available as PDF files to download.
Part 1: Building and Activating Your GSA or Similar Student Club
Part 2: Tips and Tools for Organizing an Action Campaign
Part 3: Strategies for Training Teachers
Part 4: Understanding Direct-Action Organizing
Part 5: Examining Power, Privilege and Oppression
Part 6: Creating Youth-Adult Partnerships
Part 7: Making Your Student Club Trans-Inclusive
Part 8: Evaluation, Continuation, Celebration