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10 Steps to Start Your GSA

Across the country, millions of students participate in GSAs (Gender & Sexuality Alliances or Gay-Straight Alliances) dedicated to making schools safer and more inclusive for all. The 10 easy-to-understand steps below are commonly used in public secondary schools where other extra-curricular clubs are legally allowed. Keep in mind that these are starting points; because situations and schools vary, no single process is applicable to every school.