01 DECEMBER, 2022
Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) are school-based groups across the United States that provide a setting for youth to receive support and engage in advocacy around issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity (e.g., coming out, bias-based harassment; Griffin, Lee, Waugh, & Beyer, 2004; Russell, Muraco, Subramaniam, & Laub, 2009). They can be described within the framework of youth program models, which identify characteristics of successful youth programs such as safe and structured environments, opportunities to foster peer connection, building on youths’ strengths to promote self-confidence, empowering youth by placing them in positions of responsibility, and providing adult support and role modeling (Damon, 2004; Eccles & Gootman, 2002).
Consistent with these models, GSAs are youth-driven and supported by an adult advisor, with a major aim of providing social support and opportunities to engage in advocacy (Griffin et al., 2004).
Soon it will be starting in India with the help of the awareness created by EORTV and other brands which will make more number of educated and well knowledge people which can change the future of our upcoming generation and like Us and other countries our India will be creating Alliance too. There are many NGOs and other groups trying to create this an many have been successful to but there will be more number of Alliance soon.