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The Experiences of LGBT Students in Rural and Small Town Schools – PFLAG ATLANTA
Eliza Byard. Findings also indicated that an unsafe school climate for LGBT students contributes to poorer grade point averages GPAs , absenteeism and lowered aspirations to pursue post-secondary education. I am fearful of the responses I will get from the people in my school community. Yet, given that resources such as GSAs and supportive school staff can provide important benefits for rural youth, even more attention to developing and supporting LGBT-related resources in rural schools is warranted. Although they were less prevalent in rural areas, access to LGBT-supportive resources were associated with significantly better well-being and connectedness to school, and substantially lower levels of victimization. This article was reposted from Glsen.
The Experiences of LGBT Students in Rural and Small Town Schools
Still, it can be tough to be gay in a small town or rural area. Most would say just move but my father passed away the beginning of this year and he was unable to take care of himself before that. If I want to go to any gay friendly areas I have to drive to the bigger cities which from me are at least an hour away. Johnson to stand up against systemic homophobia in New York City. In this day and age of the 24 hours news cycle, social media rent-a-mobs, and the Outrage-in-a-can that can be unleashed, its even easier now to draw attention to this stuff.
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