TITLE

Changing Policy to End Anti-Gay Bullying

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Stephen T.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Education Week;3/30/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the role of schools and educators in preventing anti-gay bullying in the classroom. The author argues that state laws and school policies in the U.S., such as the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act, should make schools safer for LGBT youths. He addresses the prevention of youth suicides related to anti-gay bullying, homophobia in schools, and the responsibility of teachers in preventing anti-gay bullying.
ACCESSION #
59868835

 

Related Articles

  • HRC says Republican candidate opposes anti-bullying law.  // Empty Closet;May2012, Issue 456, p14 

    The article reports on a statement by New Mexico Senatorial candidate Heather Wilson that the Student Non-Discrimination Act is so broad that it would punish children and prohibit the expression of opinions regarding homosexuality in schools. Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese said...

  • Obama joins "It Gets Better" campaign.  // Out & About;Nov2010, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p21 

    The article notes on the support given by U.S. President Barack Obama in the online video project called "It Gets Better," aimed to raise awareness on teen suicide among LGBT youth in the U.S.

  • STOP THE MADNESS. Ceo Jr., Ray // Echo Magazine;6/11/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p42 

    The article discusses the physical and emotional harassment experienced by LGBT youth in schools in the U.S. Some teachers and students bully LGBT students because they appear different which leads to teen suicide. Bullying in schools is an issue addressed in the Safe Schools Improvement Act to...

  • Gay suicidal 'logic': Stop making sense. GOLTZ, DUSTIN BRADLEY // Windy City Times;2/13/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p12 

    The article argues against the prevalent culture of young gay males choosing to end their lives abruptly due to social outcast and bullying. He briefly discusses the awareness produced by the Trevor Project, organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

  • Study finds GSAs make safer schools. Jacobs, Ethan // Bay Windows;7/6/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 29, p4 

    The article reports on a study about the impact of gay-straight alliances (GSA) on making schools safer for GLBT youth in Massachusetts. Results show that there is a link between GSA and the decline of suicide attempts and victimization of gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) youth. Rates for suicide...

  • Not Alone Zone wristband project sends message to at-risk youth. Gullickson, Glenn // Echo Magazine;11/25/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p21 

    The article focuses on the Not Alone Zone wristband project which sends message to at-risk LGBT youth in Arizona. It notes that the project has been created by lawyer Ray Baccala to reduce teenage LGBT bullying and suicides. Baccala believes that people wearing the wristbands demonstrate support...

  • DANIEL RADCLIFFE MAKES MAJOR DONATION TO SUPPORT THE TREVOR PROJECT.  // Lesbian News;Sep2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p6 

    The article focuses on the donation of actor Daniel Radcliffe to the Trevor Project. The non-profit organization was founded in 1998 by three filmmakers and offers suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Harry Potter film star has...

  • 19 down, 41 to go. Christopher, Nathaniel; Barsotti, Natasha // Xtra West (Vancouver);6/28/2012, Issue 492, p9 

    The article reports on the adoption of an anti-homophobia policy by the school district in Saanich, British Columbia.

  • Prince George trustees reject anti-homophobia policy. Christopher, Nathaniel // Xtra West (Vancouver);3/22/2012, Issue 485, p16 

    The article reports that Prince George school board in British Columbia plans to improve existing policies that deal with gay issues, sexual orientation, and bullying, instead of just adopting anti-homophobia policy alone.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics