Schools Are Failing LGBTQ Youth, But Here’s How You Can Help

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Schools Are Failing LGBTQ Youth, But Here’s How You Can Help:

“School can be a tough environment for anyone, but for LGBTQ youth, facing harassment,  bullying, and abuse can make a serious impact in both their short- and long-term health. And according to recent data from the Human Rights Watch, state-run schools are failing LGBTQ youth in the United States by not doing something that should be a requirement: Keeping them safe. Safety is integral to having a healthy and happy learning experience, and when schools fail to keep their students safe, they’re fundamentally failing in their mission.”

(Via. Bustle)

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2 thoughts on “Schools Are Failing LGBTQ Youth, But Here’s How You Can Help

  1. There needs to be some training for teachers and administration on how to properly work with the LGBTQ community of youth as well as providing resources to these youth. I know that some schools here in CA do partner with outside resources for counseling on school grounds and other options, however, it is not everywhere and it should be.

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