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Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

The Columbia High School Gay-Straight Alliance shall exist for the purpose of supporting students who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered and those who are their allies by promoting tolerance and acceptance in the school culture and educating the student body and faculty about issues that directly affect the GLBTQ community. The GSA also exists as an anti-bully organization and point of advocacy for GLBTQ students.
Sponsors: 

Mr. James Kendrick, james.kendrick@hsv-k12.org


How to Join / Membership Requirements: 
The Columbia High School Gay-Straight Alliance is open to all students regardless of race, orientation or gender. No fees shall be charged for membership to the GSA. Contact the club sponsor, a club member or a school counselor for information about the GSA.

Meetings are held regularly at the following times:
Mondays after school from 3:15 - 4:30.
Thursday mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m.
Other Info: 
ANNUAL PROJECTS:
LGBT History Month (October)
GSA Christmas Party (December)
Valentines Party (February)
Movie Night (April)
"I Am..." Campaign
Huntsville Pride (June)

The Columbia High School Gay-Straight Alliance is in affiliation with the national GSA network. (https://www.gsanetwork.org/), the Alabama Safe Schools Coalition, c/o Equality Alabama, PO Box 13733, Birmingham, AL 35202 (Phone: 334-956-8471) and Free2Be, 2004 Poole Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35810, (Phone: 256-886-1150), (http://www.free2be.org).