Stand With Bayli As She Stands Up To Bullies

Update: April 17, 2013

Great news—after over 50,000 people stood with Bayli, hundreds of supporters packed the school board meeting and we even flew a plane banner overhead, the school board finally dropped their proposal to ban all extracurricular clubs! The outpouring of support for Bayli has been amazing, and we are hopeful that she will be able to form the Gay-Straight Alliance before the school year is up.

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Bayli Silberstein, an 8th grade student in Florida, has been trying for a year to create a Gay-Straight Alliance, a student-led club to combat the name-calling and bullying she and her friends face at school. But in an underhanded attempt to stop Bayli from forming the Gay-Straight Alliance, the school board is considering banning ALL extracurricular clubs. This is a drastic move to squash any conversation about the discrimination happening at Carver Middle School.

Join us in calling on the Lake County School Board to stop the assault on students' freedom of expression.

Dear Lake County School Board,

Stop pursuing the ban on student extracurricular clubs, and allow Bayli Silberstein to form a Gay-Straight Alliance to address bullying at Carver Middle School.

Signed,

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