Skip to main content

Allies @ Mvhs

Click here or use the QR code below for a list of Faculty & Staff you can turn to for support 

LGBTQ+

lgbtq+ flag

Speaker Series

There is a Storytelling Speaker Series being co-sponsored by all four comprehensive high school PTSAs. Intended audience is all middle/high students and families/staff in the district. The first event is coming up on Monday 2/22. The speaker is Keith Powell, who is a motivational career counselor in Oakland, produces a podcast, and is an advocate for youth as well as the LGBTQ+ community. Sign up here and get more info about Keith and our upcoming dates / speakers.

LGBTQ+ Support groups & orgs @ Monte Vista high School

Color Theory - See Ms. Slipka (hslipka@srvusd.net) for details

Know Your Rights

Restrooms

You have the right to use the restroom of your gender identity without harassment or exclusion.  Please speak to an administrator or campus safety monitor if you have any difficulties or concerns.

Locker Rooms

You have the right to use a locker room according to your gender identity.  If you feel you need alternative accommodations to change in a room that is affirming to who you are, please speak to your PE teacher.  If you experience harassment or exclusion in the locker rooms, please speak to your PE teacher or an administrator.

Names used on campus

You have the right to be referred to in class and on campus with the name that affirms your gender.  You have the right to a gender support plan to help support you in navigating this transition if necessary.  Please speak to a counselor to establish a Gender Support Plan.

Pronouns

You have the right to be referred to by the pronouns that affirm your gender.  You have the right to a gender support plan to help support you in navigating this transition if necessary.  Please speak to a counselor to establish a Gender Support Plan.

Student IDs

You have the right to obtain a student ID that reflects and affirms your gender.  Please see Ms. Gellerman in the Attendance Office to make changes to your ID.

Have Questions or need Support?

Want to change your public name for Google and/or IC?

Contact your MVHS Counselor or district Equity Coordinator Ashlee Gutierrez at agutierrez@srvusd.net

Gender Spectrum Resources

Student_Gender_Support_Plan (PDF)

ACLU of Northern California LGBTQ student rights

Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ students

eiwhsign