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Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2021
Over 20 years of GLSEN's Research has established that schools are not safe or welcoming spaces for LGBTQ youth, who face hostile school climates due to their sexual orientation, gender, and gender expression. Further, findings from our biennial National School Climate Survey have historically shown that transgender and nonbinary students (i.e.,…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Educational Environment, At Risk Students, School Safety
Clark, Caitlin M.; Kosciw, Joseph G.; Chin, Jacquelyn – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2021
Sports participation has positive effects on youth development, improving physical health, social skills and psychological well-being. Additionally, research has found that sports participation is related to greater feelings of school belonging and pro-school behaviors. Despite these benefits, some research has found negative effects of sports…
Descriptors: Athletics, LGBTQ People, Student Participation, Educational Environment
Truong, Nhan L.; Clark, Caitlin M.; Rosenbach, Sarah; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2021
GSAs, originally known as Gay-Straight Alliances and now commonly known as Gender and Sexuality Alliances, were first started over 30 years ago in the United States. These school clubs focus on providing LGBTQ students a safe and affirming space within a school environment that they may otherwise experience as hostile. In that GSAs are an…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Clubs, Educational Environment, Student Characteristics
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
GLSEN's research brief "LGBTQ-Inclusive and Supportive Teaching: The Experiences of LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ Educators" provides an examination of teachers' LGBTQ-inclusive and supportive practices and the barriers teachers face to engaging in strategies to support LGBTQ youth. The brief discusses the experiences of LGBTQ teachers and…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Teaching Methods, Barriers, Student Diversity
Truong, Nhan L.; Zongrone, Adrian D.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
Existing research has illustrated that both Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth often face unique issues in school related to their marginalized identities. For instance, AAPI youth are also challenged with the model minority stereotype that all AAPI students are…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Minority Group Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders
Truong, Nhan L.; Zongrone, Adrian D,; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
Existing research has illustrated that both Black as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth often face unique challenges at school related to their marginalized identities. For example, previous studies indicate that Black youth experience harassment and discrimination at school related to their race, resulting in…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Minority Group Students, Social Bias, Racial Bias
Zongrone, Adrian D.; Truong, Nhan L.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
Existing research has illustrated that Hispanic and Latino/Latina/Latinx youth (in this report, inclusively referred to as Latinx) as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth often face unique challenges at school related to their marginalized identities. In addition to anti-immigrant rhetoric that is often directed at…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Minority Group Students, Social Bias, Racial Bias
Zongrone, Adrian D.; Truong, Nhan L.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
Existing research has illustrated that Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native youth (referred to, henceforth, as Native and Indigenous youth in this report) as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth often face unique challenges at school related to their marginalized identities. A long history of violence…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Minority Group Students, Social Bias, Racial Bias
Kosciw, Joseph G.; Clark, Caitlin M.; Truong, Nhan L.; Zongrone, Adrian D. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) National School Climate Survey is our flagship report on the school experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students' well-being. The survey has consistently indicated that…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Educational Environment, Student Experience, Barriers
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) National School Climate Survey is the flagship report on the school experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students' well-being.…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Educational Environment, Student Experience, Barriers
Kosciw, Joseph G.; Zongrone, Adrian D. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2019
"A Global School Climate Crisis: Insights on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer (LGBTQ) Students in Latin America" explores the school experiences of LGBTQ students in seven countries across Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay. This report was created in partnership with Todo Mejora, a…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, School Safety
Kuff, Ryan M.; Greytak, Emily A.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2019
Given the critical role school mental health professionals play in the academic and emotional well-being of our nation's students and the relative lack of national research examining the efforts of counselors, psychologists, and social workers to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students and create safer school…
Descriptors: School Safety, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
Kosciw, Joseph G.; Greytak, Emily A.; Zongrone, Adrian D.; Clark, Caitlin M.; Truong, Nhan L. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2018
The [Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network] GLSEN National School Climate Survey is our flagship report on the school experiences of [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer] LGBTQ youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students' well-being.…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Organizations
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2018
The "National School Climate Survey" is the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) flagship report on the school experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth in schools, including the extent of the challenges that they face at school and the school-based resources that support LGBTQ students'…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Organizations
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2016
"Educational Exclusion: Drop Out, Push Out, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline among LGBTQ Youth" provides an in-depth look at the conditions that effectively push LGBTQ youth out of school and potentially into the criminal justice system. The report provides specific, real world guidance to address the hostile school climates and…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, At Risk Students
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