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Boston Arts Academy Hosts a Forum Held to Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Boston Public Schools

The Amplify GSA Youth Summit was held Sunday, May 21, at Boston Arts Academy.


Amplify GSA Summit Looks to Create Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Youth in Boston

By Kirsten Glavin and Irvin Rodriguez • Published May 21, 2023 

Mayor Michelle Wu and her office of LGBTQ+ Advancement, in collaboration with the Boston Celtics, presented Amplify GSA to promote, support, and protect Genders and Sexualities Alliances (GSA) in Boston public schools.

Genders and Sexualities Alliances, or GSAs, are student-run school groups that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them.

The Amplify GSA Youth Summit was held Sunday, May 21, at the Boston Arts Academy. Students performed and the floor was open to a lot of important discussions with the overall goal of supporting LGBTQ+ students, and creating safe, welcoming and accepting school communities in Boston.

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