Glasgow MS LGBTQ Club Advocates for, Supports Students
Formed in 2019, Glasgow Middle’s LGBTQ Club can count among its achievements the designation of a gender neutral bathroom, meeting with School Board members to encourage support of LGBTQ students, encouraging faculty and staff to use preferred pronouns and names with students, allowing students to select a Family Life Education class based on their gender, and supporting the use of Safe Space flags and stickers in classrooms. When FCPS went to virtual learning last spring, the club continued its advocacy and support of LGBTQ students, working with administrators to create staff training and resources. The club has also established a Google site for the school where students can find resources. Future projects include establishing standards for welcoming students to school, more resources to support school counselors working with LGBTQ students, and having explicit homophobia and transphobia considered as bullying/harassment. Contact club sponsor Stefanie Vestal at firstname.lastname@example.org.