Gay-straight Alliances in Schools Reduce Suicide Risk for All Students
International Journal of Child, Youth, and Family Studies
A recent large study in Canadian schools showed that both LGBTQ youth and heterosexual students in schools that had anti-homophobia policies and GSAs had lower odds of discrimination, suicidal thoughts, and suicide attempts. This was especially true when both anti-homophobia policies and GSAs had been in place for three years or more. More than 20,000 students were surveyed.
She Never Was a Boy!
by Karen Adams
This is a Huffington Post blog by a local mom of a transgender child that describes the mom’s dawning awareness of what her child’s transition really meant. The piece also mentions TYES (Trans Youth Education Network), a local group that connects trans* and gender-nonconforming children and their families with one another throughout the state of Colorado. (For more information on TYES, just type “TYES” in the search box on this page).