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Educators often worry about “saying the right thing” when confronted with conversations that they might not feel entirely comfortable engaging in with their students.  A teacher once described to me how these moments made her feel like she was walking on “squishy ground.” A student “coming out” is one such moment that may create a heightened level of anxiety for you as an educator. While each such conversation is unique, there are some simple pointers that may help the ground feel less “squishy” and will ultimately help the student feel more supported.

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