Youth Resources:

If you want to start a club for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning youth and their straight allies at your high school, it is legal as long as you follow all school rules. YOU CAN!

Safe Spaces for LGBTQI Youth in Bakersfield and Kern County.

Kern Schools that Have Gay-Straight Alliance Clubs

Arvin High School: Advisor: Ms. Stevens, Mr. Reed & Mrs. Hawkins

Bakersfield High School: Advisor: Ms. Price & Mr. Fraser

Bakersfield Home Educated: Advisor: Mrs. Niemann

Burroughs High School (Ridgecrest): Advisor: Mrs. Rosenberg & Ms. Poole

Centennial High School: Advisor: Ms. Raddatz & Mr. Roux

East Bakersfield High School: Advisors: Mr. Brooks & Mr. Osborne

Foothill High School: Advisors: Ms. Olson

Frontier High School: Advisors: Ms. Rasley

           Golden Valley High School: Advisors: Mr. Lollar, Ms. Haumann                       & Mrs. McClure

Highland High School: Advisors:  Ms. Ernst-Davis & Mr.  D. Marquez

Independence High School: Advisor: Ms. DeArmond & Mr. Fischer

Kern Valley High School: Advisor: Ms. Kelley

Liberty High School: Advisor: Mr. Ball

Mira Monte High School: Advisor: Ms. Kelson

Nueva High School: Advisor: Ms. Weddell

South High School: Advisor: Ms. Gamez & Mrs. Madewell

Stockdale High School: Advisor: Mrs. Hooper

Tehachapi High School: Advisors: Ms. Crowe & Ms. Hynes

West High School: Advisors: Ms. Compton

If you know of another school that has an active GSA, please drop us a note with the advisor's name to

Cal State University Bakersfield:
Gay Lesbian Straight Student Network
Advisor: Dr. Judith Pratt
Meets every Friday at 4:30pm in the Blue Room of the Student Union

Bakersfield College Gay Straight Association