Let's Make It Better for LGBT Youth
Your Rights, Your School was the ACLU in California's video contribution to the Make it Better Project, which was launched in response to tragic suicides by LGBTQ youth in recent weeks. Youth have the right to a safe and supportive school environment. No one should suffer through bullying and harassment. Don't just wait for it to get better - let's make it better together!
Watch the video
Learn more about Rochelle Hamilton: Lesbian Student Teaches School District a Lesson
Over the past month, a tragic rash of suicides of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people has shocked the nation.
No one should suffer through bullying and harassment. Public schools must protect students from harassment based on sexual orientation and gender identity in California.
The reality is that anti-gay bullying happens everywhere, even close to home.
Let's make it better together!
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Spread the word! (use the links above)
Stand Up! If you know anyone being harassed at school because they are (or are perceived as) LGBTQ - and their school isn't doing anything about it - have them call us at (415) 293-6372.