Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition is a collaboration of people and organizations who believe that no student should ever feel too afraid to go to school.

Harassment, bullying, and unfair school policy can make schools into hostile places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth or young people who are perceived to be queer. We train students and allies to make schools safer while fighting for long-term policy change.



January 31, 2016
Natt Offiah

Be the “Change” #CC16

This Monday we finally made it back from the windy city, and I am exhausted. Part of the MSSC crew spent nearly a week in Chicago hanging out, scheming, laughing, crying, raging and having a little fun. Anna, Kuuda, Key and myself were in Chicago for the 2016 Creating Change conference. Besides Anna this was

December 14, 2015
Anna Davis

ROC 2.0: Regional Organizers Convening

Atlanta, GA – The Southeastern Regional Organizer’s Convening (ROC) held it’s second gathering this year. The group of LGBTQ Racial Justice organizers from across the region came together to engage in each other’s work and build a framework for accountability and movement building which honors the legacy of Southern movement building and uplifts local organizers and their

December 7, 2015
Natt Offiah

#OUTSOUTH15

Nashville, TN – Last year I had the honor of being invited to Southerners On New Ground’s convening, Out South, an amalgam of queer and allied movement folks from all over the south. It was one of the most educational and inspirational spaces I had been in all year. This year’s Out South convening was

November 21, 2015
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TMOR: Trans March of Resilience

New Orleans, LA – Over 200 people joined together to march with BreakOUT! members and youth leadership on “November 20th, 2015 to honor the lives of 22 trans women murdered and countless other trans and gender non-conforming individuals lost to deportation, suicide, interpersonal, and state violence this year.”  BreakOUT! issued a Platform for a Safer City (New Orleans)