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Alabama - Section 16-40A-2
1992 law requiring teachers emphasize "that homosexuality is not a lifestyle acceptable to the general public and that homosexual conduct is a criminal offense under the laws of the state."
Board of Education of the City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1984. Struck down a law allowing schools to fire teachers for public homosexual conduct.
1978 California effort to ban GLBT persons from teaching.
Civil Rights Laws & Bullying
October 2010 letter from U.S. Dept. of Education asserts Title IX protects GLBT students from sex discrimination. See pages 8-9.
FAIR Education Act - California
2010-2011 law described by media as the LGBT History Bill, compels inclusion of the political, economic, & social contributions of persons with disabilities and LGBT people into educational textbooks & social studies curricula
Tennessee - ‘Don’t Say Gay’
2011-2013. The "Classroom Protection Act" HB1332 attempts to ban "classroom instruction, course materials or other resources inconsistent with natural human reproduction"; such actions "shall be classified as inappropriate
for the intended student audience and, therefore, shall be prohibited."
LGBTQ Issues in Education: Books @ Tutt
Safe Schools - Selected Web Sites and Descriptions
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
Professionals working on LGBT issues in higher education. Includes job listings, consultants, directories, and internship information.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Works with educators, policy makers, community leaders & students to address anti-LGBT behavior & bias in schools. Surveys, tool kits.
GLBTQ Online High School
The world's first online high school specifically for GLBTQ students and their friends.
Human Rights Campaign - Welcoming Schools
Welcoming Schools offers tools, lessons and resources on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and ending bullying and name-calling in elementary schools. It offers an LGBT inclusive approach that is also inclusive of the many types of diversity found in our communities.
National Association of Education (NEA) - Safe Schools
The NEA website provides information on school safety for LGBTQ students, positions and actions on the topics, and ways the NEA is working to keep schools safe for LGBTQ students.
NEA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Caucusg
Monitors & participates in the development of NEA policies & activities, provides resources& fosters better communication among educators, students, and communities.
PFLAG: Safe Schools and Youth
This section of the PFLAG website will provide you with tools to learn more about the issues, take action, get assistance from PFLAG, and much more.
Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition is an international public-private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, that is working to help schools - at home and all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.
The Williams Institute at UCLA
The Williams Institute advances sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high quality research with real-world relevance. Look at the Research tab for topics of research.
Electronic & Multimedia Resources Available @ Tutt Library
Bullying - Resources Addressing the Problem
GSA: Make It Better Project
GSA Network launched the Make It Better Project on October 1st, 2010 to give youth and adults the concrete tools they need to make schools safer for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students right now.
Medline Plus: National Library of Medicine - Bullying Resources
Health information provided includes overview of the topic, research, coping strategies, and other articles.
National Bullying Prevention Center
Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER’s bullying prevention resources are designed to benefit all students, including students with disabilities.
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
The Surviving Bullies Charity
The SBC mission is to create programs to find and help bullied children and to prevent bullying. Working via schools and the web, our goal is to reach all children affected by bullying and give them tools to help them cope with it. We also aim to educate the public about bullying. .
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
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