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>Be our friend/fan/member/etc at any of the various social networking sites:FacebookOfficial Day of Silence page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Day-of-Silence/10621862898Remembering Lawrence King group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php
>Not all the news is positive, but students remain strong:MINNESOTA: Hello. My Name is J.A. [name edited] and I attend [school district name].I learned of the Day of Silence from my best friend T. earlier this week. I wanted to take
>Pam's House Blend has made the DOS blog her "pick of the week". Yay! And of course, she's covering the anti-Day of Silence protest that happened this morning out in Washington State. Hey Pam, thanks for the links. Here's one back at ya
> Gay blogger, Pink is the New Blog, has stepped up to add their silence to the Day of Silence. They have been observing a blogging silence all day long. They've posted a DOS Speaking Card and a note that they will resume blogging at 3:
>From the GSA Talk Listserve:I am a student at [school name] High School in [city] Wisconsin. Just a freshman trying to get through my first year of high school, which is really hard when you show you support gay pride everyday. There
>The following quotes are excerpts from the AdvisorTalk Listserve:NEW JERSEY:Hi All, Here at [school name, city], the reply to our Day of Silence just floored me. Such a positive reaction. We have about 2700 students, and I gave out
> We want to welcome all of you streaming in from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton's site. And we want to thank Perez for giving support to the Day of Silence and helping to honor the memory of Lawrence King: A Worthwhile CauseAnd it's
>Grey's Anatomy star T.R. Knight showed his support for Day of Silence participants at the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in Los Angeles yesterday.Students at the school held their Day of Silence on Thursday because of a conflict
>Lance Bass has again pledged his support for Day of Silence participants, this time on his MySpace blog: GLSEN’s Day of Silence - April 25th - Please ReadDear Day of Silence participants,I am thinking of you all today as you
>My name is anonymous. I go to [Removed] High School and I ran a huge motion at my school today. I and the rest of the student body enjoyed a nice day at our annual performing arts festival. Here's what happened at the festival, my G.S.
>Students from 7,000 middle and high schools have now registered.There's still time to take part. Take CNN's Larry King's word for it.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"46","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"
>The following is an unedited transcript of a series of phone messages we received in the days following Lawrence King's murder. It tells you all you need to know about what students endure every day and why we need the Day of Silence.
>For the queer community, Lawrence King's murder is still very much a current topic. Vigils were recently held all over the country and his face can be seen everywhere in the gay media. Ellen DeGeneres even helped bring the news of his
>Day of Silence registration continues to break records. We just passed students registering from 6,800 middle and high schools! We'd love to pass 7,000. Make sure you sign up if you haven't yet.Last year at this time, we had slightly
>CNN talk show host Larry King has made a PSA to call attention to the death of Lawrence (Larry) King and the problem of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. This is the second time in a week that a well-known personality has
>Tomorrow is Southern Connecticut State University's Annual Day of Silence celebration, and in less than twelve hours, LGBT Prism, my university's Gay/Straight Alliance; the SCSU chapter of Amnesty International, an international human
>City of Dallas supports youth-led call for an end to the bullying and harassment. Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has proclaimed Friday, April 25, 2008 as Day of Silence Day in the city. OFFICE OF THE MAYOR/CITY OF DALLASProclamationWHEREAS,
>The ACLU has some tips for students who plan to participate in the Day of Silence. 1. You DO have a right to participate in Day of Silence and other expressions of your opinion at a public school during non-instructional time: the
This brief looks at just how important a Gay-Straight Alliance is for LGBT students and their allies.
Book Chapter: "Gender equity and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in education" in Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education, 2nd. ed. (2007)

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