The following January 27, 2010 excerpt touting this legislation (H.R. 4530) is from GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, founded by Kevin Jennings, which describes itself as "the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression."
NEW YORK – GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, praises the introduction today of the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA), a groundbreaking bill that would make discrimination in schools based on sexual orientation or gender identity/expression against the law.To read the entire GLSEN webpage, CLICK HERE
Introduced by Rep. Jared Polis and 60 bipartisan cosponsors, SNDA would be a monumental step toward giving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and those perceived to be LGBT equal access to an education as every other student.
SNDA is endorsed by many advocacy organizations including: GLSEN, American Association of University Women, American Civil Liberties Union, GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders), Human Rights Campaign, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund, School Social Work Association and Transgender Law Center.