• WELCOME!
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     Neshaminy's LGBTQ+ Alliance
     
     
     Advisor: Mr. Daly sdaly@neshaminy.org 
    Meeting Time and Location: 2nd & 4th Monday of each month in G-204
     
     
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    To receive notices via Remind:
    text  @spectrum01
    to 81010
    (Remind is a safe, free way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents.)
     
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    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 267-282-4117

    Nurse                                The Attic www.atticyouthcenter.org 215-545-4331

    Administrator                   Identity House

    Spectrum Club                 LGBTQ+ Youth Programs           

     

     

     


     

     

     

     

    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 ~  Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

    www.glsen.org  

    Parents, Families, Friends & Allies United with LGBT: 

    PFLAG.org 

    Thetrevorproject.org

     

     

    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