Bullying: Breaking The Cycle – a documentary Alec and I were in – is now online

Alec and I were in a KIRO 7 (Seattle) Family Connection Special Presentation documentary, Bullying: Breaking The Cycle, which aired on March 17 and March 26, 2011. It can now be watched online in four segments: Segment 1, Segment 2, Segment 3, and Segment 4. Those segments are all linked from this page: http://www.kirotv.com/bullying/if you …

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My testimony today at the hearing regarding House Bill 1163 at the Washington State Senate Committee on Early Learning and K12 Education

This is what I said in my 2 minute (approximately) testimony today at the hearing regarding House Bill 1163 at the Washington State Senate Committee on Early Learning and K12 Education: My name is Gabi Clayton, and I live here in Olympia. Our son Bill was assaulted on the grounds of Olympia High School during …

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‘By Omission’ – “losing ground in silence”

Safe Schools Coalition and our son Bill were mentioned in this report: On Friday, in a hearing before the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee, Senators Nicole LeFavour (D-Boise) and Charles Coiner (R-Twin Falls) introduced legislation prohibiting employment, housing and education discrimination based on an individual’s real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill …

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I’m on the east coast of the US

Hi everyone. This is just a quick note to say I am in ‘the other Washington’ (DC) for the national safe schools roundtable convening, representing Safe Schools Coalition. I arrived on Tuesday and spent the night at my friend Cynthia’s house and it was great to see her again. Then a ride on the DC …

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Event: a free double feature screening – “It’s Elementary” & “It’s STILL Elementary” on March 9th in Seattle

The Safe Schools Coalition, in collaboration with The Respect for All Project, Three Dollar Bill Cinema, King County, Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities, Seattle Counseling Service, and the Youth Suicide Prevention Program … … is Proud to invite you to a FREE double feature! The groundbreaking original documentary: “It’s Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues at …

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An invitation to two very special events – one in Olympia and one in Seattle.

Sunday, February 10, 2-4:30 pmPFLAG-Olympia The Not-So-Straight Truth About Our Schools!What’s really going on in our schools for GLBTQ kids? A candid conversation about the school environment for GLBTQ youth,with local School District Representatives talking with us about diversity. There is a small change in the format of our meeting for this event. This meeting …

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