Citing a study by Jordan et al. Examine a school's climate and teach tolerance — Teaching Tolerance is a movement, magazine and website which gives many tools and ideas to help people be tolerant of one another. In terms of school climate, "approximately 25 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual students and university employees have been harassed due to their sexual orientation, as well as a third of those who identify as transgender, according to the study and reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Archived from the original PDF on August 7, School support groups, other school factors, and the safety of sexual minority adolescents.
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Archives of Sexual Behavior. Parents should have honest conversations with their teens about sex and how to avoid risky behaviors and unsafe situations. Therefore, taking pieces of one technique and making it into something that molds best to each school and environment is key. The school climate must foster respect. One proposed option is to provide LGBT-sensitivity and anti-bullying training to current middle and high school counselors and teachers. Unless students and adults are educated on the LGBT community, than stereotypes and negative attitudes will continue to exist Knotts, G. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
High school gay-straight alliances and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. This article needs additional citations for verification. A complex combination of factors can impact youth health outcomes. Family acceptance in adolescence and the health of LGBT young adults. Therefore, taking pieces of one technique and making it into something that molds best to each school and environment is key. Minority stress theory suggests that minority status leads to increased discrimination from the social environment which leads to greater stress and health problems.