Supporting LGBTQ Students by Creating Safe, Inclusive, and Responsive Learning Environments

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March 2016
Mollie Blackburn

Listen in as Dr. Blackburn talks about specific actions educators can take to ensure that Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) students feel safe and supported in school communities. In this episode, Dr. Blackburn shares challenges LGBTQ youth face in school, explains the importance confronting heteronormativity and discusses how actions at the policy-making and administrative levels can support equitable practices for LGBTQ students. Lastly, Dr. Blackburn describes ways educators can be allies to LGBTQ students in their school communities.