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Gender LGBT Issues

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Hatred in the Hallways Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students in US Schools.   Copyrighted Report of the Human Rights Watch.  New York, May 2001.


The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Support Project: Offers training and technical assistance to providers and educators supporting GLBT youth and their families. Interrupting Homophobia trainings are available to schools and agencies that want to address anti-gay bullying and harassment.


The Trevor Project is an American non-profit organization and the leading national organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among GLBT youth.


It Gets Better Project:  LGBT kids and teens often hide their sexuality for fear of bullying. Without other openly gay adults and mentors in their lives, they can't imagine what their future may hold. In many instances, gay and lesbian adolescents are taunted — even tortured — simply for being themselves.


GLSEN: has a research articles on the scope of bullying and policy guidance to improve safety in schools.


Mental Health America General information and a list of additional resources.


Direct from the Field: A Guide to Bullying Prevention by Laura Parker-Roerden, David Rudewick, and Donald Gorton. Curriculum guide produced jointly by The Governor’s Task Force on Hate Crimes, The Massachusetts Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health - PDF.


Safe Schools Improvement Act from Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network


Beyond the Binary: A Tool-Kit for Gender Identity Activism in Schools  This publication, co-created with the Gay-Straight Alliance Network and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, provides students and their allies with practical and accessible tools to support their efforts to make schools safe and welcoming for all students regardless of gender identity. Generously funded by the Gill Foundation



More Bullies in More Books by C.J. Bott.
Contains over 350 annotated titles from picture books to high school books. Topics include name calling, being new or different, cliques, gangs, body image and homophobia.


Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools  by Elizabeth J. Meyer 

Integrating research, theory, and practical ideas connected to issues of sex, gender, sexual orientation, bullying, and harassment, this timely book:

  • Defines important terms, such as bullying, (hetero)sexual harassment, sexual-orientation harassment, and harassment because of gender     nonconformity. 
  • Provides an easy-to-read overview of the legal issues involved in addressing gender and harassment in schooling. 
  • Offers an annotated list of educational resources on homophobia, sexual harassment, and bullying, as well as a detailed checklist of steps to aid educators reduce gendered harassment in their schools. 

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