Do you have a Gay-Straight Alliance in your school? Do you want to start one?

Are you a student leader of a GSA? Are you an advisor for a GSA?

Then you are in the right place!!!!!

Join GLSEN Pittsburgh for its SWPA GSA Kick-off Conference:

GSAs Unite!

This year GLSEN Pittsburgh is starting a new program, the Southwest PA Gay-Straight Alliance Initiative (SWPA GSA), wherein we will provide educational, support, and networking opportunities for all of the GSAs in southwestern PA! We are excited to announce our first event, the Kick-off Conference: GSAs Unite! This year's conference will be held at the University of Pittsburgh in the Sennott Square Building on Saturday Oct. 19th. Festivities will begin at 9:30am and we will wrap things up at 9:00pm. Following the conference, you will have the opportunity to attend this year's final film of Reel Q (Pittsburgh's LGBT Film Festival) G.B.F. - a hilarious film about the troubles that ensue when prom queen candidates search out the must have accessory for the season, a Gay Best Friend!

Why should you attend?

  • Meet other GSA leaders from around the area
  • Learn new skills and techniques on how to start a GSA OR keep your GSA running
  • Get ongoing support from GLSEN Pittsburgh during this year's Days of Action
  • Attend monthly events around southwest PA that will help keep you connected to your new friends
  • Help shape how we will move forward with this project

Cost? Its FREE and we will provide lunch and dinner.

Interested in attending? Then complete the registration form below by Saturday Oct. 12th.

Do you have questions or concerns? Please email us at