Year: 2014 Source: Journal of LGBT Youth.(2014).11(2):150-170. DOI:10.1080/19361653.2014.878564 SIEC No: 20140128

This article outlines how gayƐstraight alliances (GSAs) work to connect youth with community resources, and outlines the political and social context of GSAs in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Discusses how the confluence of government and school board policy and community agency support facilitates the implementation, maintenance, and success of GSAs.