Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) are student clubs that work to improve school climate for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Find out how to start a GSA, build on your GSAs current work, celebrate various identities through various resources, and most of all register your GSA!

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  • Get the Facts about GSAs

    What is a GSA? Why do they need to exist? Got GSA questions? We’ve got answers on our GSA information page!

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  • Jump Start Your GSA

    Looking to start a GSA at your school? Trying to make your current GSA more effective? Our Jump-Start Start Guide can help – eight sections full of suggested activities and discussion topics to help your club be the best it can be.

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  • GSA: How to Find a Club Advisor

    Finding an advisor for your GSA can be challenging and intimidating. Don't fret, there are plenty of options of adults at your school that would serve as great GSA advisors. Click here to learn more.

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  • Educators! Support Your GSA!

    Want to build or strengthen a GSA at your school? Watch this webinar for information, guidance and resources!

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  • Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month

    GLSEN Supports Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month, observed annually from September 15th until October 15th. We encourage GSAs and other student organizations to take time.

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  • Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    As a part of GLSEN's Days of Support, we encourage GSAs and other student organizers to take the time during May to recognize the contributions of our API brethren, particularly to the LGBT and safe schools movements.

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  • Women's History Month

    March is Women's History Month, an important time to pay special attention to the contributions of women to our societies. As a part of GLSEN's Days of Support, we encourage GSAs and other student organizers to participate!

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  • Black History Month

    February is Black History Month, an important time to celebrate the contributions of the African American community. As part of GLSEN's Days of Support, we encourage GSA and student organizers to learn more and plan activities!

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  • Transgender Day of Rememberance

    A day to memorialize those whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender fear, bigotry and hatred.

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  • Register Your GSA

    Be counted as part of the student-led GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) movement! Register your GSA or similar club now to get helpful resources and the chance to network with other GSAs across the country.

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  • GSA of the Year

    Is your GSA doing amazing work? Apply to be GLSEN's GSA of the Year!

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  • Impact of Gay-Straight Alliances

    This brief looks at just how important a Gay-Straight Alliance is for LGBT students and their allies.

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