March 24, 2017

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Educators Respond to the Federal Repeal of Transgender Bathroom Protection

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Librarians and teachers, as well as government and school district officials, have spoken out against the revocation and vowed support for all students.

New York City’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program a Growing Success

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The groundbreaking initiative is bringing authors into schools to talk openly with students about their work.

Banning the Ban On LGBTQ Filters in Libraries

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A California congressman’s goal is to make sure LGBTQ sites aren’t blocked on computers at public schools and libraries—where students source information not just for classwork, but for themselves.

LGBTQ and College Bound | College Ready

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These seniors have particular concerns about safety and acceptance. Here’s how librarians are supporting them.

This article was published in School Library Journal's June 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Hostile School Environments the Norm for LGBTQ Youth, Says GLSEN Report

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A recent report released by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network found that hostile school environments have adverse academic and social effects on LGBTQ youth.

LGBTQ & You: How to Support Your Students

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School librarians can provide pivotal support for LGBTQ teens by just being there.

This article was published in School Library Journal's May 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Massachusetts Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Law to Protect LGBT Students

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Massachusetts is the 17th state to pass anti-bullying legislation to protect LGBT students with Governor Deval Patrick signing the bill into law on April 24.

8,000 Schools to Join ‘Day of Silence’ on April 11, Protesting LGBTQ Student Harassment

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Hundreds of thousands of students will take a vow of silence on Friday, April 11, to raise awareness of the silencing impact of bullying, name calling, and harassment of LGBTQ youth in schools.

Ezra Jack Keats Grants; Win a Wireless Lab; Celebrate Kindness | News Bites

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The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers minigrants. Kent State SLIS plans a course in Denmark. CDW-G, Discovery Education launch the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network celebrates No Name-Calling Week. Grants are available for Día programs with an African American focus.