The GLSEN study also illustrates the value and importance of having visible adult allies on school campuses. I have worn mine every day—there is nothing I am more proud to wear. I applaud my district for stepping up to the plate and keeping all of our schools a safer space. In addition to receiving the badges, staff in all participating districts will be trained by GSA Network staff, with funding from a grant, to improve the campus climate for LGBT students.
It additionally mandates a high school textbook committee to work with the Division of Instruction and to include students in the process of choosing appropriate and inclusive textbooks, particularly for history and social science courses. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 7. Similarly, California enacted the Equal Restroom Access Act in , which requires single-user restrooms to be gender neutral. She recalled when a history teacher dismissed her questions about the lack of LGBT history being taught. This rally and resolution is one possible way to create change. When the time came for the board to discuss the resolution, the rally participants filed into the meeting.
More than half of LGBT students have felt unsafe at school
The Educational Equity Compliance Office, where Project 10 resides, responds to and investigates allegations of bullying, discrimination and harassment, and provides support, resources and legal and compliance training on the rights of LGBTQ students. The Equal Opportunity Section responds to and investigates allegations of employee-to-employee and student-to- employee harassment and discrimination due to one or more of the protected categories. Case management and counseling services are provided to students and families.
We all have to pee and poop. On Thursday, the South L. While Lara said that there was some pushback around safety, several measures were taken to keep it a safe space. In addition to regular bathroom patrols already in place, those include a text-tip hotline and locating the gender-neutral bathroom in the center of campus. Another concern, according to Lara, was that all bathrooms on campus would be made gender-neutral.