Trident Technical College Gay Straight Alliance: The purpose of The Gay-Straight Alliance is to assure that each member of our school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation. As a group we will build a uniting bond eliminating prejudice based on sexual orientation. To educate members of social issues affecting the LGBT community. To encourage views of positive images and seeking full acceptance of our peers. Encourage emotionally healthy and responsible lives among student, impacting our community at large. It will build a strong support system to help overcome the emotional transition of coming out, hate crimes, and health related issues.