August 15, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT | by Staff reports
Where to find a DC GSA
Gay Straight Alliance, gay news, Washington Blade

A GSA summit was held last year at the Bullis School in Potomac, Md. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Following is a list of DC GSA school clubs that have registered — as encouraged — with SMYAL’s (Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders) D.C. Regional GSA Network.

With school not yet in session, SMYAL representatives say there are some instances in which a club may become inactive from one school year to the next, so the organization updates information as it’s received. SMYAL conducts workshops for GSAs on transitioning leadership so that GSAs stay active regardless of when their founders graduate.

“At the beginning of each year, we do a registration drive, so ideally GSAs re-register each year to avoid confusion,” SMYAL’s Anika Warner said in an e-mail.

This list is not meant to be exhaustive as Warner says she’s heard of some clubs in the region that have not registered. Visit smyal.org later in the school year for an updated list or contact a school directly to inquire about the possible presence of a GSA on a school not listed here.

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
Gay Straight Alliance
4501 Kansas Ave., N.W.
Washington

 Roosevelt Senior High School
SPEAK (Students Promoting Equality at Roosevelt)
4301 13th St., N.W.
Washington

Annandale High School
Gay Straight Alliance
4700 Medford Dr.
Annandale, VA

Herndon High School
Gay Straight Alliance
700 Bennett St.
Herndon, VA

South Lakes High School
Gay Straight Alliance
11400 South Lakes Dr.
Reston, VA

J.E.B. Stuart High School
J.E.B. Stuart GSA
3301 Peace Valley Lane
Falls Church, VA

Colonial Forge High School
Gay Straight Alliance
550 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA

H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program
Queer Straight Alliance
4100 Vacation Lane
Arlington, VA

Damascus High School
Gay Straight Alliance
25921 Ridge Rd.
Damascus, MD

Eleanor Roosevelt High School
LET’S GAB
7601 Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD

Northwestern High School
Gay Straight Alliance
7000 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, MD

Oxon Hill High School
Gay Straight Alliance
6701 Leyte Drive
Oxon Hill, MD

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Horizons
4301 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD

Dulaney High School
Spectrum
255 E. Padonia Road
Timonium, MD

Northwood High School
Gay Straight Alliance
919 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD

Paint Branch High School
Paint Branch Gay Straight Alliance
14121 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD

Rockville High School
Gay Straight Alliance
2100 Baltimore Rd.
Rockville, MD

Barrie School
Gay Straight Alliance
13500 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, MD

Bullis School
Gay Straight Alliance
10601 Falls Rd.
Potomac, MD

Georgetown Day School
Rainbow Connections
4200 Davenport St., N.W.
Washington

Prince George’s Community College
Students for Gender and Sexual Equality (SGSE)
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD

 

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