June 27, 2014 6:29 PM

Gay students no longer in isolation

When first asked by several students to organize a gay-straight alliance (GSA) at the high school where I work, I was reluctant. As a gay teacher who kept his personal life private, I was hesitant to attach myself to the word “gay.” But, won over by their conviction that the LGBTQ students needed a safe and supportive setting to meet, I decided to sponsor the group.

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