Teen's effort to start gay-straight club gets national attention
Bayli Silbertsein, an openly bisexual eighth-grader, speaks calmly with herds of anxious reporters, on her popular YouTube video and before hundreds of residents at public meetings where the fate of her proposed gay-straight club is at stake.
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#1 Apr 22, 2013
If that's a public high school the only thing at stake is how much that school district will have to pay in civil damages when it blocks a gay/str8 alliance.
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#2 Apr 22, 2013
The federal Equal Access Act REQUIRES that a GSA be allowed IF the school lets ANY other clubs meet on school grounds.
#3 Apr 23, 2013
Hate to say it but this represents the small minded thinking of the Bible Belt. All the knowledge we now know about being born gay is ignored. This area is vey backwards. I really am proud of this student taking on a whole small minded community.
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