Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) are student-led, school-based clubs that aim to provide a safe environment in the school context for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students, as well as their straight allies.
This study documents a school district’s coordinated response to an elementary student’s social transition from a gender variant boy to a female gender expression.
As long as criminalization of homosexuality and stigma, discrimination and violence against LGBT individuals continues in the Caribbean, the emotional and physical health of LGBT young people is at risk.
In our 2009 survey, we examine the experiences of LGBT students with regard to indicators of negative school climate: hearing biased remarks, including homophobic remarks, in school; feeling unsafe in school because of personal characteristics, such as sexual orientation, gender expression, or ra
Two proposed U.S. federal laws would provide explicit protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) students in public schools.
En el marco de la celebración del Día Nacional contra la Homofobia, se desarrolló un conversatorio sobre la Homolesbofobia en las aulas, con la participación de la Master Zaira Carvajal, representante del Instituto de Estudios de la Mujer, IEM y el Master Francisco Madrigal, por el Centro de Inve
This report explores three countries’ responses to one aspect of LGBT marginalization—school harassment of LGBT youth.
Drawing on hermeneutic qualitative research, this article presents the findings of a project on "homoerotic narratives and identity politics," which focuses on the complex social dynamics among peers underlying secondary processes of socialization in schools.
Educators and researchers have long been aware that students experience homophobic incidents ranging from hearing "gay" used as a synonym for "stupid" or "worthless", to being insulted or assaulted because of their actual or perceived sexual or transgender identity.
Our 2007 National School Climate Survey report provided information about transgender students' experiences of in-school victimization.