Research

Type
Journals and Books
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
Safe Space Kit
Journals and Books
Newsroom and Press
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Book chapter: "Bullying, legal protections against" in The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies (2016)
Type
Journals and Books
Book chapter: "Disrupting hetero-gender-normativity: The complex role of LGBT affirmative supports at school" in Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Schooling: The Nexus of Research, Practice, and Policy (2016)
Type
Journals and Books
School Counselors Transforming Schools for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Students (2017)
Type
Student Action Resources
LGBTQ History
Blog
Safe Space Kit
Preparing School Counselors to Support LGBT Youth: The Roles of Graduate Education and Professional Development (2017)
Type
Blog
Journals and Books
Lesson Plans
School Climate Survey
LGBTQ Student Victimization and its Relationship to School Discipline and Justice System Involvement (2017)
Type
Policy and Advocacy
Webinars and Media
School Climate Survey
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Effectiveness of School District Anti-bullying Policies in Improving LGBT Youths' School Climate (2016)
Program
Educator Network
National Student Council
No Name Calling Week
Type
Safe Space Kit
Lesson Plans
Student Action Resources
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Inclusive Curriculum
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Promising Strategies for Prevention of the Bullying of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (2012)
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
School Climate Survey
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
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
New data from the largest-ever survey of LGBTQ students shows homophobic remarks and verbal harassment in school leveling off for the first time in a decade, and victimization based on gender expression increasing.
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.
Program
GSA
Type
Blog
Educator Guides
School Climate Survey
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.
Gender Terminology
¡La Encuesta Nacional sobre el Ambiente Escolar 2017 de GLSEN ya está cerrada!
Program
Ally Week
GSA
National Student Council
Educator Network
Type
School Climate Survey
Safe Space Kit
LGBTQ History
Know LGBTQ youth? Help us spread the word about our survey!
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
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
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
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Black LGBTQ Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ Students
LGBTQ Students with ​​​​​​​Disabilities
Students of Color
This report examines the conditions that push LGBTQ youth out of school, including unsafe climates, unfair discipline policies, and discriminatory practices.
Type
School Climate Survey
Student Action Resources
Safe Space Kit
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