• WELCOME!
    spec

    Neshaminy High School's club for 

    lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning students

    as well as their allies!

    Meeting Time and Location: 2nd & 4th Monday of each month on Zoom for now.
     
     
     
    Follow us on Twitter:
    @Spectum_NHS
     
    To receive notices via Remind:
    text  @spect2020
    to 81010
    (Remind is a safe, free way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents.)
     
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    Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid. 
     
    Crisis Linie
     
     glsen
     
     suicide hotline
     
    1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    CALL FOR HELP, FOR YOURSELF OR A LOVED ONE.
     

    Where can you get Support?

    Reach Out

     To Allies and Other LGBT

     

                                                                                                           At School:                        Community:

                                                                                                    School Counselor                      Parents 

                                                                                                       Social Worker                          Friends

                                                                                                 Respected Teacher          Rainbow Room Doylestown 

                                                                                                            Nurse                                The Attic 

                                                                                                      Administrator                           NAMI

                                                                                                       Spectrum Club               Bucks LGBTQ Center          

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Suggestions for Allies

    ·        Be supportive & trustworthy

    ·        Be a good listener

    ·        Be non-judgmental

    ·        Don’t worry if you feel confused or surprised

    ·        Use morally correct and non-offensive terminology

    ·        Create a safe environment

    ·        Recognize non-traditional families

    ·        BE A VOICE for acceptance!

     

     

    Helpful Websites 

     

     

     

    GLSEN

    PFLAG

    The Trevor Project

     

     

    FACTS

     

    Ø October is LGBT History Month

    Ø Approximately one million children in the United States are being raised by same-sex couples

    Ø An estimated one million gays and lesbians are military veterans

     

    SURROUND YOURSELF WITH POSITIVE AND SUPPORTIVE PEOPLE 

    ALL THE COLORS

    OF THE RAINBOW

    LGBT & ALLIES

     

     

    Ensure that EVERY student and school community member is Valued & Respected

     Regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression