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New York Civil Liberties Union, 2017
The New York Civil Liberties Union's Teen Activist Project (TAP) and Youth Organizing Institute are peer educator and organizing programs for high school students in New York City. In recent years, students from both programs have identified bullying and harassment and the lack of comprehensive sex education as major problems in New York City…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sex Education, Safety, Student Surveys
Frederico, Lauren – New York Civil Liberties Union, 2015
This report explores school climate for transgender and gender nonconforming youth in New York State since the passage of the Dignity Act. Telling the stories of real New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) clients, it documents the experiences of students facing discrimination. In some of these cases, the NYCLU was able to work with students to…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, State Legislation
Goodman, Melissa; Miller, Johanna; Noel, Kat; Yager, Alison; Santamaria-Schwartz, Rachel; Lok, Esther – New York Civil Liberties Union, 2012
Many public school districts across New York State provide sex-ed instruction that is inaccurate, incomplete and biased. This report examines sex-ed materials used during the 2009-2010 and 2010-11 school years from across New York State. Among the New York Civil Liberties Union's (NYCLU's) key findings: (1) Lessons on reproductive anatomy and…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Standards, Health Education, Sexuality