Research

Type
School Climate Survey
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Identity Topic
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Black LGBTQ Students
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
Transgender Students
LGBTQ Students with ​​​​​​​Disabilities
Nonbinary Students
Students of Color
Twenty years of data about LGBTQ student experiences show that continued investment in supports and resources can make schools safer and more affirming for LGBTQ youth.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Educators who support LGBTQ students may face hostile school climates. This brief reveals the similarities and differences between LGBTQ and non-LGBTQteachers’ experiences of engaging in LGBTQ-inclusive and supportive teaching.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native LGBTQ and two-spirit students experience hostile school climates, but school resources can make a difference.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ and students experience hostile school climates, but school resources can make a difference.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Black LGBTQ Students
Black LGBTQ students experience hostile school climates, but school resources can make a difference.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Asian American and Pacific Islander LGBTQ students experience hostile school climates, but school resources can make a difference.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Identity Topic
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Os estudantes LGBTQ na América Latina sofrem desafios na escola devido à sua identidade, mas os apoios e os recursos escolares podem ajudar.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Identity Topic
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Los/las estudiantes LGBTQ an América Latina sufran retos en el colegio debido a su identidad, pero apoyos y recursos escolares pueden ayudar.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Identity Topic
Latinx LGBTQ Students
LGBTQ students across Latin America face challenges at school regarding their identity, but school supports and resources can make a big difference.
Type
Journals and Books
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
Nonbinary Students
Identifying Transgender and Other Gender Minority Respondents on Population-Based Surveys: Special Considerations for Adolescents, Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, and Intersex Status (2014)
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Despite a lack of critical training and resources, school counselors, psychologists, and social workers hold positive attitudes towards LGBTQ students and work to support them.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Inclusive Curriculum
Inclusive Sex Education
A number of states have “no promo homo” laws that prevent positive portrayals of “homosexuality” in school health education. This brief examines the relationship between these laws and school climate and resources for LGBTQ youth.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Identity Topic
Latinx LGBTQ Students
The Puerto Rico School Climate Survey provides the first comprehensive data on the school experiences of LGBTQ youth in Puerto Rico.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
This report outlines how excluding transgender students from the school facilities that match their gender is not only unnecessary, but profoundly harmful.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Inclusive Sex Education
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
This report examines bias and peer victimization in secondary schools, including an in-depth look at LGBTQ student issues. It also documents teachers' preparation and practices, and explores changes in school climate over the past decade.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Black LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
LGBTQ Students with ​​​​​​​Disabilities
Transgender Students
This report examines the conditions that push LGBTQ youth out of school, including unsafe climates, unfair discipline policies, and discriminatory practices.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Based on data from the 2017 National School Climate Survey, State Snapshots provide the facts on school climate for LGBTQ students in selected states.
Type
Safe Space Kit
Research, Reports, and Briefs
This evaluation furthers the understanding of the use and effectiveness of GLSEN’s Safe Space Kit as a tool for improving the school experiences of LGBTQ youth.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
An examination of the anti-bullying policies of all 13,181 U.S. school districts, providing the prevalence of those policies and whether state laws and guidance are being implemented at the district level.
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Identity Topic
Students of Color
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Black LGBTQ Students
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ Students
In our nation’s schools, there are over 2,000 LGBTQ middle and high school students who are also students of color. This report documents their experiences, and gives them a voice.