Triumphs and Setbacks of Gay Straight Alliances

BY Jeffrey Hartinger

August 01 2011 5:40 PM ET

GSA HIGH SCHOOL LOCKERS STUDENTS TEENS X390 (PHOTOS.COM) | ADVOCATE.COMSeptember 2011: After months of controversy, the the Kennewick School District in Kennewick, Wash., changed its stance and announced at a packed school board meeting that it had decided to allow a GSA the same privileges it afforded other clubs, including full access to resources, like the school public address system, newspapers, and yearbooks.

Students rejoiced at the news, saying they were glad to have all clubs considered equal.