The mission of Safe Schools Coalition: An international public-private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth is to help schools - at home and all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

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ERW Education Fund and Safe Schools Coalition announce partnership - press release dated March 6, 2014

Safe Schools Coalitions Gabi Clayton honored by USA Networks Characters Unite - press release dated August 5, 2013

Join Safe Schools Coalition at Seattle PrideFest Parade 2013

Listen to Safe Schools Coalition on bloomingOUT Radio archives!

A new fiscal home for the Safe Schools Coalition in the new year  - announced December 29, 2010 / in effect January 19, 2011

Safe Schools Coalition Annual Report 2008 (pdf format)

Student Sues Aberdeen Washington Schools Over Years of Race and Sexual Orientation Bullying

First Creek Middle School ASB - Tacoma, WA - wins award! (pdf format)

Responses to Suicide: GSA Network's Make It Better Project ~ and ~ GroundSpark's Stop Anti-LGBT Bullying Campaign Posted on October 16, 2010

Letter from Safe Schools Coalition Intervention Specialist Frank Couch to The Observer, Notre Dame, IN - Posted on February 17, 2010 (pdf format)

02-16-10 - Safe Schools Coalition endorses Washington State HB 2801-S (pdf file)

02-16-10 - Safe Schools Coalition endorses Washington State HB 3026-S2 (pdf file)

Safe Schools Coalition's 2008 Annual Report (pdf format)

Safe Schools Coalition mourns the passing of Jerry Painter - Posted on November 7, 2008

You are perfect just the way you are! Safe Schools Coalition's Public Services Announcements ~ Can you help us get our PSAs played on the radio?

The "It's STILL Elementary" film screening event was March 9, 2008 in Seattle - A report from the Seattle event  with photographs and a letter to the Seattle Gay News.

"The Sensei" screening at the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival - at The Admiral Theater in Seattle, October 24, 2008 - Safe Schools Coalition

The Northwest Premiere of "STRAIGHTLACED-How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up" on May 17, 2009 at AMC Pacific Place in Seattle, WA

Safe Schools Coalition Grieves the Deaths of Young People to Suicide Because of Relentless Anti-Gay Bullying at School


Membership in Safe Schools Coalition - Who Can Join? How to Join!
Letter to the HRC regarding the status of their membership March 18, 2008 ~ pdf format 


Who comes to our meetings? Why? When? Where?  

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THEY DON'T EVEN KNOW ME: Understanding Anti-Gay Harassment and Violence in Schools
A Report On the Five Year Anti-Violence Research Project Of the Safe Schools Coalition.
January 1999 ~ pdf format

Executive Summary of They Don't Even Know Me - Understanding Anti-Gay Harassment & Violence in Schools
A Report of the Five Year Research Project of the Safe Schools Coalition
. January 1999 ~ 2 page - pdf format

Eighty-Three Thousand Youth Selected Findings of Eight Population-Based Studies as they pertain to anti-gayharassment and the safety and well-being of sexual minority students. April 1999 ~ pdf format

Guidelines for Identifying Bias in Curriculum and Materials 

"All Families Welcome" poster

GLBT icon postcards made by Seattle artist Ross Swartwout ~ pdf format  (printed version is OUT-OF-PRINT)

Print & Fold Your Own Greeting Cards ~ for Targets, Bullies and Allies

Safe Schools Coalition general information brochure ~ pdf format

Safe Schools Coalition intervention brochure ~ pdf format

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note: "I need help with policy" and "Working on legislation" in the Need Help menu both link to the Law and Policy page (see below)

Law & Policy top of page

Anti-Discrimination Policy from Guilford County [NC] Schools

Education Policy Report from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

GLBT Civil & Human Rights in Brief in Schools & Families

GLBT Civil & Human Rights in Brief in Schools & Families  ~ pdf format

Guidance on School Law and Policy

International Law

National & US State Organizations Offering Legal Advice/Counsel or Legislative Action Projects for LGBT Students', Parents/Guardians' and Educators' Rights  

U.S. Law and State-by-State Maps

Washington State Legal, Legislative and Policy Links

Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements Relevant to Sexual Diversity June, 2013 - by Beth Reis, Safe Schools Coalition ~ pdf format

Model School and District Policies and Procedures

Policy Analysis Project: What Were Washington Schools Doing to Prohibit Bullying Before the Safe Schools Bill?

Safe Schools Resource Guide top of page

The SSC YOUTH pages

National/International Organizations  (includes some off-site links)

Official position statements from professional associations regarding GLBT Youth

Resources by Topic top of page

Resources, by Type  top of page

Resources, by People Who Use Them top of page

Lesson Plans Free Onlineand in handout format

Lesson Plans Free Online ~ pdf format

LGBT-inclusive Syllabi from Colleges of Education

Month-by-Month Lesson Planning

Speaker's top of page

Handouts top of page

A Handout For Everyone

Washington State Supplement to the Safe Schools Resource Guide top of page

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Intervention Report ~ to make a report online

Our Trainers & Speakers Bureau Materials

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