Tag Archives: GLBTQ

How Pushing Gender Norms Can Make Kids Less Resilient

By Kelly Huegel, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens. This post was originally published June 25, 2014. I’ve been thinking a lot about resilience and vulnerability. If you had a mild (or maybe … Continue reading

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9 Ways Schools Can Support Trans Students

By Kelly Huegel, author of GLBTQ Never have transgender issues been in the mainstream as much as they are now. When I first wrote GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens in 2003, relatively few … Continue reading

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Creating Community in the Classroom

By Kelly Huegel, author of GLBTQ I am the author of a survival guide for GLBTQ kids, so it makes sense that I would address the bullying of GLBTQ students. But in contemplating this topic once again, it is difficult … Continue reading

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Starting a Gay-Straight Alliance: One Middle School Student’s Story

By Laurel Lisovskis, BSW Part 5 in our Share the Wealth series. Click to read other Share the Wealth posts. Upon entering her eighth-grade year as a new student at our middle school, Jessie, whose name has been changed to … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: Challenged and Banned Nonfiction Books

Many of us can name a fiction title that has been banned from libraries, schools, or even countries. But during Banned Books Week this year (September 21–27), it’s important to note that several of the most commonly banned books are … Continue reading

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