Triumphs and Setbacks of Gay Straight Alliances
BY Jeffrey Hartinger
August 01 2011 6:40 PM ET
1988: The first gay-straight alliance was formed at Concord Academy, a
college prep high school in Concord, Massachusetts, by then-teacher Kevin
Jennings. He went on to establish GLSEN, and most recently, Jennings
served as the Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of State and
Drug-Free Schools at the United States Department of Education under
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