Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Jun 15, 2021 4:00pm Clock Hours
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Educators play a critical role for LGBTQ students as adult allies and advocates. According to GLSEN’s national research on the experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools, nearly 4 in 5 LGBTQ students don’t see positive LGBTQ representation in their curriculum and nearly 9 in 10 experience verbal or physical harassment at school. In this workshop, we will present national data on LGBTQ student experiences, work through classroom-based case studies, and provide resources and strategies for creating inclusive schools where all students feel welcome.
• Participants will learn about the prevalence of anti-LGBTQ bullying in schools and its impact on students’ social, emotional and academic

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