Most school districts in British Columbia have failed to address homophobic bullying through programs and policies related to school safety.
The publication serves as a guide for school administrators who confront sensitive issues involving gay, lesbian and bisexual students. It is intended to help these professionals foster safe and healthy school environments, in which all students can achieve to the best of their ability.
The author argues that the interests of transgendered children are being ignored by the Department for Children, Schools and Families [UK] and that the publication of guidance on homophobic bullying only serves to highlight deficiencies in the way these children are excluded within the education
This research provides important information on how to create climates where all educators feel safe, protected and valued within their schools.
During the past decade, transgender issues have become a major component of diversity programmes throughout the public service sector.
This study investigated the experiences of 132 LGBT and heterosexual teachers and school administrators in Ontario, Canada.
While developments have been made concerning the understanding of general bullying behaviour in Irish schools, considerably less is known about homophobic bullying.
Attitudes towards sexual diversity in Australia have undergone remarkable change in the last 10 years. Gay men and lesbians experience greater social acceptance and less discrimination than in the past. More public identities have been willing to be open about their sexuality.
This article discusses the African American lesbian gang, DTO (Dykes Taking Over), as an example of a student-initiated strategy for dealing with homophobic bullying in an urban American school district.
From a worldwide assessment to explore the needs for a Global Association for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) Education, it became clear all respondents want to exchange their good practices.