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Hanimoglu, Egemen – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
LGBT students encounter boundless school-related problems including depression, suicidal tendencies, and drug abuse, among others. LGBT youth in school are subjected to constant bullying and discrimination from students, teachers, and the school's administration who often fail to defend them against this. Often, LGBT students drop-out of school.…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Role, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Logie, Carmen H.; Dias, Lisa V.; Jenkinson, Jesse; Newman, Peter A.; MacKenzie, Rachel K.; Mothopeng, Tampose; Madau, Veli; Ranotsi, Amelia; Nhlengethwa, Winnie; Baral, Stefan D. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Stigma and discrimination affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people compromise health and human rights and exacerbate the HIV epidemic. Scant research has explored effective LGBT stigma reduction strategies in low- and middle-income countries. We developed and pilot-tested a participatory theatre intervention (PTI) to reduce…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Marzetti, Hazel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The absence of data regarding UK university students' sexualities and trans identities has, for too long, rendered lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) student communities invisible. This interview-based study aims to explore the experiences of LGBT+ students at a Scottish university, beginning to address this gap in research. This study…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Foreign Countries
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Goodboy, Alan K.; Martin, Matthew M. – Communication Education, 2018
In this stimulus essay on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) bullying in schools, the authors begin by describing assumptions and everyday reality that guide their orientation to this problem. They then turn to two recent surveys to explore the prevalence and meaning of bullying for LGBT youth as it pertains to issues of relational…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Incidence
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Berry, Keith – Communication Education, 2018
In this stimulus essay on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) bullying in schools, Keith Berry, describes assumptions and other aspects of his phenomenological lifeworld (everyday reality) that guide his orientation to this problem. He then turns to two recent surveys to explore the prevalence and meaning of bullying for LGBT youth as…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Bullying
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Arora, Prerna G.; Kelly, Jennifer; Goldstein, Thalia R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
This study sought to assess current and future school psychologists' attitudes toward and preparedness to address the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students in schools. Two-hundred seventy-nine school psychologists (n = 162, 58%) and school psychology graduate students (n = 117, 42%) were included in the study.…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Counselor Attitudes, Homosexuality, Graduate Students
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Kull, Ryan M.; Kosciw, Joseph G.; Greytak, Emily A. – Professional School Counseling, 2017
This study examined whether school counselors' LGBT-related graduate education and professional development predicted more frequent efforts to support LGBT students, and whether their LGBT-related self-efficacy mediated the relationship between their training experiences and supportive efforts. Results from ordinary least squares (OLS) regression…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Graduate Study, Counselor Training, Least Squares Statistics
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Dessel, Adrienne B.; Goodman, Kevin D.; Woodford, Michael R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
Discrimination targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students on college campuses occurs. Bystander intervention is important in supporting targeted students and improving campus climate for LGBT students. Peer-familiarity context (i.e., who the bystander knows in the situation) can play a role in bystander intervention, but…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Discrimination
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Dzurick, Alex – Science Teacher, 2018
A nationwide study (Kosciw et al. 2016) reveals a troubling truth: More than 80% of students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) have experienced verbal or physical harassment at school and reported higher absenteeism and lower grades due to this harassment. Even more troubling: Many of these students (about 60%) reported…
Descriptors: Bullying, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sex Role
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Shah, Shanon – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2016
There is growing media interest in how lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) Muslims negotiate their seemingly incompatible religious and sexual identities. Thus, there is a need to investigate how some LGBT Muslims utilise Islam as a resource for alternative pedagogical strategies to reconcile their personal beliefs and values. Their…
Descriptors: Muslims, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Joldersma, Clarence W. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2016
The article argues for welcoming LGBT students in Christian schools. The article develops an idea of justice based on Nicholas Wolterstorff's idea of claim-rights of vulnerable groups that have been wronged, and applies this to the security and recognition of LGBT students in Christian schools. The article presents empirical evidence about the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Private Schools, Homosexuality
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Reinert, Leah J.; Yakaboski, Tamara – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
Five lesbian faculty who were out in the workplace had positive personal and professional experiences in relation to how they negotiated family, campus culture, community, and personal fulfillment. This phenomenological qualitative study offers an alternative to deficit model research by exploring the participants' lived-experiences using a…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, College Faculty, Experience, Phenomenology
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McCarty-Caplan, David – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
This exploratory study examined MSW education's organizational-level lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) competence. Data were gathered from a sample of MSW program directors, faculty members, and students (N=1385) from 34 MSW programs in the United States. Hierarchical linear modeling analyzed differences in perceptions of…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Hughes, Bryce E. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
This case study examined the sources of resilience utilized by staff and faculty grassroots leaders at a Jesuit, Catholic university addressing the LGBT campus climate. Interviews with 31 grassroots leaders uncovered how self-authorship helped participants reconcile tensions between Church teachings and LGBT concerns, self-efficacy to make a…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Leadership, Church Related Colleges, Catholics
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Swanson, Katie; Gettinger, Maribeth – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This study focused on the association between 3 school-level supports for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and teachers' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward LGBT youth. Framed within social support theory, the study used survey method with a sample of 98 teachers in Grades 6-12. The purpose was to examine the relation…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Teacher Attitudes, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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