Fundraising Ideas

Fundraisers serve as a great way of engaging the school population in the work of the GSA. Plus, there’s the money! Here are some tips and ideas for fundraising with your GSA or safer space groups.


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Supporting a child who would like to start a GSA or another student-led safe space group

As a parent, there are many ways you can help your child and other students at the school who want to establish a GSA or another student-led safe space group.

Talking to children and youth about homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

Discussing homophobia, transphobia and biphobia with children and youth can provide them with important tools to understand and resist these phobias within school culture and society at large.

Connecting with local queer families

Tips to help you connect with LGBTQ families within your local community, offering more opportunities for you and your children to feel supported both in and out of school.

LGBTQ Travel

If you’re travelling as a volunteer as part of a school trip, or even just with your family, below you’ll find some information to help reduce stress at the border.

Supporting your child who is coming out

Coming out is a challenging process, no matter the age of the person doing it. Here are some resources to help parents and guardians of LGBTQ youth to be more supportive.

Your trans child - what other parents want you to know

Parenting a trans, genderqueer, or gender non-conforming youth? You are not alone! Here’s some advice from other parents who have been there.


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