NOTE: This post was formerly titled Depressing Statistic Of The Day: Safety Progress Slows For LGBTQ Students. If have since turned it into a “Best” list on ways to support LGBTQ students.

When it comes to school safety for LGBTQ kids, progress has slowed, survey finds is an NBC News story about a recent survey not showing good news for the safety of our LGBTQ students.

You can also read more about the report at Ed Week’s article, Hostility Toward LGBTQ Students May Be Rising in Schools, Survey Finds.

You might also be interested in Teaching Tolerance’s NEW LGBTQ Best Practices Guide.

On the heels of this report on intolerance, the Trump Administration today indicated they are considering making things even worse. Learn about it in this PBS NewsHour video segment:

One two other pieces of useful related info:

5 Ways To Make Classrooms More Inclusive is from NPR.

Safe Space Kit

Schools Struggle to Support LGBTQ Students is from Edutopia.

5 Easy Ways to Support LGBTQ Youth in the Classroom is from The Huff Post.


California schools haven’t fully embraced laws protecting LGBTQ kids, study shows is from CALMatters.

New Survey Finds Suicide Is a Major Risk for LGBTQ Youth is from Slate.

Supporting LGBTQ Students in Elementary School is from Edutopia.

10 Tips for Building a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Classroom is from Ed Week.

Let’s make California schools safe and supportive for LGBTQ students appeared in the Sacramento Bee.

Using a child’s identified pronouns might feel complicated, but it’s crucial. Here’s why. is from The Washington Post.

Five Simple Ways to Create an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Classroom is from The Teaching Channel.

‘We All Have LGBTQ Students, Whether We Know It or Not’ is the headline of one of my Education Week columns.

LGBTQ History and Why It Matters is from Facing History.

How to Make Your School More Welcoming for LGBTQ Families is from Edutopia.

Hidden Voices: LGBTQ+ Stories in United States History is from WeTeachNYC.