​​​Gaia Democratic school

Gaia Democratic School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. GDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national or ethnic origin or any other reason.

Sex Ed Empowers YOUth! 

 SEX ED EMPOWERS YOUth - Indigogo Campaign
 http://igg.me/at/SexEdEmpowersYOUth/x/3425345
Listen to Starri Hedges (Gaia's Director) on Minnesota Public Radio:
http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/09/30/bcst-lets-talk-about-sex

Link to Star Tribune article, Sept. 2015: 
http://www.startribune.com/gaia-school-launches-sex-ed-campaign-after-criticism/328975181/

Link to Gaia Council Statement, June 2015:  



Link to City Pages Article, June 29 2015:   http://www.citypages.com/news/teacher-starri-hedges-speaks-out-about-sex-shop-field-trip-7441954

Link to Gaia Board of Directors Statement, from  June 3, 2015




Link to Radical Schoolmarm Journal: 

www.RadSchoolMarm.com

OTHER LINKS and RESOURCES
Video- Jon Oliver on Sex Ed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0jQz6jqQS0

New Sex Ed/Reproductive/Sex Ed Justice: 
http://strongfamiliesmovement.org/emerj

Resources for Adults and Youth:
Scarleteen: http://www.scarleteen.com/
www.YouthResource.org
www.Teenwise.org
Advocatesforyouth.org
www.MySistahs.org
www.Ambientejoven.org 

National Health Education Standards: 
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sher/standards/index.htm

Articles:

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/lgbt/news/2013/06/21/67411/lgbt-inclusive-sex-education-means-healthier-youth-and-safer-schools/

Give Teens What They Need to Make Healthy Decisions
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/press-room/2521

New National HIV/AIDS Strategy Prioritizes Sex Education and Reducing Health Disparities
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/press-room/2523



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*Find out more about our stance on REAL SEX ED and youth rights 
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