This article speaks about the importance of establishing a Gay-Straight Alliance at the middle school. Reasons for this include the need to provide a safe space and positive to students prior to ninth grade when many students are beginning to understand their sexuality.Source:
Heather Wolpert-Gowran, Edutopia, December 19, 2018Description:
"Too many times, episodes of bullying are based around students’ perceived sexuality or identities, and as research proves, our young people are suffering. One way schools can combat these attacks is to host a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). High schools across the country have answered the challenge to provide safe and supportive spaces for children. Slower to move, however, are middle schools."Read the full article here!