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.



August 8, 2012
Anna Davis

MSSC joins 24 other states in Louisville, KY for National Gathering

From the Gay Straight Alliance Network of California: “GSA activists from across the country come together every summer at the National Gathering. The goal of the National Gathering is to support the GSA movement across the country and expand it to include even more states, cities and towns.” This year’s event took place in Louisville,

July 23, 2012
Anna Davis

Southeastern LGBTQ Activist Camp Comes to a Close

  Southeastern LGBTQ Activist Camp came to a close around 4pm Saturday July 21, 2012. The event marked the first time this large of a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and straight youth came together to learn about anti-oppression work. The coalition of five states sponsoring the event brought together approximately 50 youth from

July 11, 2012
Anna Davis

Thinking about starting a GSA in your school but not sure how? Attend National Gathering with MSSC!

Every year, the Gay Straight Alliance Network and National Association of GSA Networks hosts a National Gathering for LGBTQ and Ally youth. This year, National Gathering will take place August 2nd – 4th in Louisville, Kentucky. MSSC will be taking two 8th – 12th graders. If you will be in the 8th-12th grade this fall,

May 30, 2012
Anna Davis

Join us in Arkansas for Southeastern LGBTQ Activist Camp

It Gets Better – But when will that happen? Learn how to MAKE it better. Apply Now This summer the GSA Network, in partnership with Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition, Center for Artistic Revolution in Little Rock, Arkansas, PFLAG Tennessee and the Southern Poverty Law Center headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, will be