Ed Team

All we want is a safe space...

Filed By Ed Team | August 03, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: GSA, Okeechobee High School

"I can't tell you how happy I am that the judge agreed we have a right to create a safe space for gay students at my school. All we've ever wanted was to have a club to talk about tolerance and harassment so we can try to make our school a better place for all students."

-- Brittany Martin, a 17-year-old upcoming senior at Okeechobee High School in Florida, after Judge K. Michael Moore ruled that school officials must allow a Gay-Straight Alliance to form at her high school.

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