Both are straight, as are about half of the group's 25 members, according to the group's president, Alyx Merickel. Today, two-thirds of high schools in the county have an LGBT support group on campus. Students and parents cheered during a Huntington Beach School District meeting in early After listening to seventy speakers from a large, vocal crowd, the trustees voted to continue the equal-access policy that allowed the Fountain Valley Student Alliance, Orange County's first LGBT support group at a high school, to meet on campus. He spoke in front of the school board several times and staged protests opposing the LGBT support group, the first of its kind in Orange County. Patrick's coming out as gay two years before the Student Alliance was formed in turned Adrienne and Mike into two of the club's staunchest supporters.
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Cook County has one of the highest concentrations of openly gay or lesbian judges in the country. This number seems to grow every election cycle. In , 15 Cook County judges who openly identify themselves as gay or lesbian established the Alliance of Illinois Judges. The association is open to all sitting and retired judges but has a primary focus on LGBT issues that affect the judiciary.
The group was incorporated by Hal Weiner, Esq. The corporate certificate was rejected by the New York State Division of Corporations and State Records, on the grounds that the name was not a fit name for a New York corporation because of the connotation in which the word "gay" was being used, and that the corporation was being formed to violate the sodomy laws of New York. It took five years to win the right to incorporate under that name. The founding members,7 men and one woman, of the Gay Activists Alliance were dissatisfied members of the Gay Liberation Front.
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. The ruling today from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals holds that the Equal Access Act, a federal law that guarantees student groups equal access to school resources if their school allows extra-curricular clubs, applies to public middle schools in Florida, not just high schools. GSAs are student organizations made up of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT students and their allies that advocate for an end to bullying, harassment, and discrimination against all students.