Transgender : Sex assigned at birth does not conform to identified or lived gender. Students described how hearing slurs, lacking resources relevant to their experience, being discouraged from having same-sex relationships, and being regularly misgendered made the school a hostile environment, which in turn can impact health and well-being.
Retrieved December 1, Some students described being assigned gowns based on their sex assigned at birth and denied permission to wear the gown consistent with their gender identity.
Even though outright firing was said to be rare, teachers still feared adverse consequences and hostility from colleagues and supervisors. Equality Utah Newsroom. InGeorgia passed the first school bullying law in the US. Retrieved 4 June
But there are still challenges in stopping this barbaric practice. The disparate enforcement of PDA rules arose in interviews in each of the five states examined in this report. Sonja E. Furthermore, LGBT students of color experienced intersectional isolation as a product of their sexual and gender identities and racial, ethnic, and national identities.
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Some recounted how they carefully policed their behavior, dress, and friendships to fit in and avoid harassment. Archived from the original on 3 August For example, students described strategies of leaving the campus entirely to find a bathroom at a gas station, fast food restaurant, or other establishment that they could use safely and comfortably, and, as a result, missing out on opportunities to eat lunch or socialize with peers.