Research

Program
National Student Council
Type
LGBTQ History
Safe Space Kit
Student Action Resources
Research, Reports, and Briefs
This evaluation documents the effects of the educator training component of New York City's Respect for All initiative, and provides insight on how professional development for educators can impact school climate.
Program
No Name Calling Week
Educator Network
GSA
National Student Council
Professional Development
Type
Safe Space Kit
School Climate Survey
Student Action Resources
Educator Guides
Webinars and Media
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Can one week of celebrating kindness make a difference for school communities? We asked No-Name Calling Week participants from elementary and middle schools to find out.
Program
National Student Council
Type
School Climate Survey
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
Student Action Resources
Blog
Educator Guides
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Journals and Books
LGBT youth face greater harassment online, but also find greater peer support and access to health information. Out Online is the first to examine in-depth the experiences of LGBTQ youth on the Internet.
Program
Educator Network
Ally Week
Type
Blog
Journals and Books
Student Action Resources
School Climate Survey
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Looking at numerous surveys of elementary school students and teachers, Playgrounds and Prejudice reveals that bias is common and teachers are unprepared to address LGBTQ issues.
Program
No Name Calling Week
Type
Blog
Journals and Books
Newsroom and Press
Issue
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Inclusive Curriculum
Accessing sexual health information online: use, motivations and consequences for youth with different sexual orientations (2014)
Type
Blog
Educator Guides
Webinars and Media
Journals and Books
Student Action Resources
LGBTQ History
Type
LGBTQ History
Student Action Resources
Webinars and Media
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Book Chapter: "Schools and LGBT-parent families: Creating change through programming and advocacy" in LGBT-Parent Families (2013)
Program
Educator Network
Type
LGBTQ History
Lesson Plans
Journals and Books
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Educating the educator: Creating supportive school personnel through professional development (2013)
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Webinars and Media
Student Action Resources
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Putting the “T” in “resource”: The benefits of LGBTQ-related school resources for transgender youth (2013)
Type
Research, Reports, and Briefs
Webinars and Media
Student Action Resources
Issue
Inclusive Curriculum
Book Chapter: "Responsive classroom curriculum for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students" in Creating School Environments to Support Lesbain, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students and Families (2013)
Program
Educator Network
Type
Newsroom and Press
Lesson Plans
LGBTQ History
Strengths & Silences looks at the experiences of more than 2,000 LGBTQ middle and high school students attending rural and small town schools across the US.
Program
Educator Network
Professional Development
GSA
Ally Week
No Name Calling Week
Type
Blog
Educator Guides
School Climate Survey
Student Action Resources
LGBTQ History
Issue
Inclusive Sex Education
Jump starting youth community leadership: An evaluation of a leadership development program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & ally youth (2012)
Program
GSA
Ally Week
National Student Council
Type
Student Action Resources
Educator Guides
Teaching Respect examines the impact of curriculum that includes positive representations of LGBTQ people, history and events on the school experiences of LGBT students.
Type
School Climate Survey
Student Action Resources
LGBTQ History
Lesson Plans
Policy and Advocacy
Issue
Inclusive Curriculum
School connectedness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth: In-school victimization and institutional supports (2010)
Program
Ally Week
National Student Council
Type
Blog
Journals and Books
Newsroom and Press
Policy and Advocacy
Safe schools policy for LGBTQ students (2010)
Type
Blog
Educator Guides
Newsroom and Press
Journals and Books
Policy and Advocacy
New research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth: Studying lives in context (2009)
Program
Professional Development
Educator Network
Type
Blog
Student Action Resources
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Who, what, where, when, and why: Demographic and ecological factors contributing to hostile school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth (2009)
Program
Ally Week
No Name Calling Week
Educator Network
GSA
Type
Blog
Educator Guides
Webinars and Media
Student Action Resources
LGBTQ History
The challenges that face LGBTQ middle students are unique to those of younger students, and even their high school peers. This report documents their experiences, and highlights the importance of supportive resources.
Type
LGBTQ History
Safe Space Kit
Student Action Resources
Issue
Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination
Misgendering, Gender, and Pronouns
Identity Topic
Transgender Students
Black LGBTQ Students
Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Students
Indigenous LGBTQ Students
Latinx LGBTQ Students
Students of Color
Nonbinary Students
This study finds that although our nation’s principals do try – most are engaging in anti-bullying/harassment efforts – they aren’t doing enough to specifically address school safety for LGBTQ students.