Research

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
Journals and Books
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
Issue
Inclusive Curriculum
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
Journals and Books
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
LGBTQ Student Victimization and its Relationship to School Discipline and Justice System Involvement (2017)
Type
Journals and Books
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Effectiveness of School District Anti-bullying Policies in Improving LGBT Youths' School Climate (2016)
Type
Journals and Books
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
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
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.
Gender Terminology
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
Student Action Resources
Safe Space Kit
Interested in school climate in your area? GLSEN Research provides the tools you need to assess student experiences in your school or community. Check out our updated online survey tool to get started!
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
Journals and Books
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Gender Non Conforming ​​​​​​​(GNC) Student
Nonbinary Students
“Counting” Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Adults in Health Research Recommendations from the Gender Identity in US Surveillance Group (2015)