GSA is a general acronym used for any student-run and teacher-supported school-based club that works to create welcoming, caring, respectful and safe spaces for students of diverse genders and sexual orientations (LGBTQ2S+) and their allies in schools. GSAs are designed to provide a safe space that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. The purpose of a GSA is for students to meet, do fun activities, socialize and support one another in a way that is inclusive of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, and many other interests.

‘GSA’ began as an acronym meaning “Gay-Straight-Alliance” but now GSA is meant to encompass many club names such as Queer-Straight-Allliance (QSA), Gender & Sexual Orientation Alliance, Pride Clubs, Rainbow Alliances, and many others.

Annual Alberta
GSA Conference

The 2018 Alberta GSA Conference details coming this summer!

Camp fYrefly
Edmonton & Calgary

Every summer in Edmonton and Calgary! Click here to learn more.  

fYrefly in Schools
Edmonton & Calgary

Throughout the year, Sept to June. Click here for more details.  


Learn about upcoming GSA events and activities!    
Months until 2018 GSA Conference!
Cities & towns with GSAs listed on our map!
Registered GSA clubs in our network!

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