Despite the recent legalization of gay marriage, the LGBT youth of America still face unwanted discrimination in and out of school. Throughout primary school and college, students who identify as LGBTQ are more susceptible to bullying, social isolation, and even physical assault. In light of these striking statistics, it's imperative that parents, teachers, and LGBT students themselves learn about the various resources available to better understand and support all students in the LGBT community. LGBT terminology can be confusing to those outside of the community, but understanding and accurately using language goes a long way toward becoming a supportive ally.
Two Texas Colleges Among Top 20 Anti-LGBT Schools in the Country
MIT Makes Magazines Top List of Gay-Friendly Campuses - The Tech
It looks like is shaping up to be the summer of love! Fortunately, numerous cities across the globe will be observing LGBTQ Pride month during June, with calendars packed full of events, ranging from draping street signs and entire buildings with rainbow flags to throwing unique parades and fantastic celebrations. Even though there are still a few countries that view same-sex relationships as illegal, things are definitely moving in a better, more open direction. In fact, more and more countries begin to take part in the month-long celebration every year, including it as part of their summer tradition.
'Gay friendly' UK universities named
Two Texas colleges have made the list of the Top 20 homophobic schools for higher education in the nation. There's a clear trend with the 20 schools, either being in primarily conservative states, or being religious based schools. At 19, the University of Dallas in Irving is a private Catholic college. In , Brent Bozell made several homophobic statements during a commencement speech, complaining about the "anti-Catholic, pro-gay agendas" of the media. University of Dallas graduate Maxwell Adam Frazier's response to the commencement address went viral, demanding an apology from the school, saying his non-academic life at the school was "homophobic and toxic", and challenged the university to change their ways or be open that they do not care about their gay students.
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