WNY GSA Activities

2016-2017 updates coming soon. . .

IMPORTANT!
Not ALL clubs celebrate ALL events.
And, your club can celebrate any event any time during the year that it wants to!
October too early & too busy to do ALLY WEEK?!
So celebrate it during January if you want to!!!

September-October is National Hispanic History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
 Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT Hispanic individuals

During the 2016-2017 school year:
LGBT History Month – October 1-31
ALLY WEEK – October – Sept. 28-Oct. 2
National Coming Out Day – Sunday, October 11
Wear It Purple Day/SpiritDay (GLAAD) – Oct. 15
“Mix It Up Day” @ Lunch – Oct. 27

National Trans Day of Remembrance – Friday, November 20, 2015

No Name Calling Week – Jan. 18-22, 2016

February is Black History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT members of the African-American/Black community

March is National Women’s Herstory Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
lesbian/ bi individuals

WNY GSA Conferences

Day of Silence – Friday, April 15, 2016

May is  National Jewish American History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT individuals of the Jewish faith

May  is also National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT Hispanic individuals

Tapestry’s GSA “Gay Bingo” –  May, 2016 – date TBA
All GSAs invited!
Will recognize GLADYS OVER, who will be retiring this year.

JUNE is LGBT PRIDE  Month!

Pride Parade – Sunday, June 5, 2016
No banner yet?  Let Marvin know ASAP!

4th annual “Diversity Prom” – Friday, June 10, 2016 @ Babeville

WNY GSA Conferences
2016 – South: Silver Creek High School (116 students, 14 schools)
2016 – North: Starpoint High School (217 students, 27 schools)
2015 – Hamburg (260 students, 32 schools)
2014 – Lancaster/Depew (~210 students)
2013 – Amherst (201 students, 20+ schools)
2012 – Frontier (193 students, 20+ schools)
2011 – Sweet Home (105 students)
2010 – Niagara Wheatfield (101 students, 18 schools)
2009 – Kenmore West (64 students, 10 schools)