Tag Archives: GLBTQ

12 Ways to Make Your Classroom Safe for LGBTQ Students

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  As visibility increases for LGBTQ people and issues, kids are adopting these identities at earlier ages. Just a few decades ago, most … Continue reading

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How to Support a Young Person Coming Out

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens.  These days, kids are “coming out”—telling others about their gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or any number of other nonheterosexual or gender … Continue reading

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How Pushing Gender Norms Can Make Kids Less Resilient

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, 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 … 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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