Expression Not Suppression 2009

Gay-Straight Alliance Network partnered with Community Link present…
Expression Not Suppression

ENS is a FREE conference for LGBTQQI youth activists and their allies who are dedicated to defeating homophobia and transphobia and creating safe and supportive schools for everyone. The target audience is high school & middle school students. Teachers & GSA advisors are welcome.

This FREE event will be held on Saturday, February 7th  from 12pm-9:30pm

Workshops include:

  • Same-Sex Marriage – Why youth and STR8’s need to be involved
  • Feel Yourself:  Tips to creating a more Positive You
  • KickBUTT:  LGBT youth and the tobacco industry
  • Organizing 101:  Activism After High School
  • Your Role in Changing the Political Climate
  • Queer Literature:  an exercise in expression
  • Organizing a Powerful Day of Silence
  • Fight the Power:  Know Your Rights
  • Coming out: Tips and Strategies
  • Gender, Gender Everywhere
  • Queers and Spirituality
  • How to Do Drag

Cash Prize to the Best YOUTH DRAG performance before Dance

  • How to Have a Kick-Ass GSA – GSA Leaders meeting
  • Resources, Tools and Networks for Safe Schools Advocates – Adviser Training
  • Safer Sex

Get down & dance with everyone you’ve just met at a special, youth-only Freedom to Marry Valentine’s Dance

The location of the event is 2131 N Van Ness Blvd, Fresno, 93704
If you'd like more info or would like to help with planning, 559-268-2780 or [email protected]
All interested youth should register at - after 1/16/09


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