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Creating an LGBT+ inclusive university, a practical resource guide for faculty and administrators, Kryss Shane

The rates of bullying and dropouts due to lack of safety in colleges and universities and subsequent suicidality for LGBT young adults and college students are exponentially higher than for non-LGBT people. As a result, many American college students are suffering needlessly, and many faculty and administrators are unsure of what to do. This book solves that problem. Setting out best practices and professional guidance for creating LGBT inclusive learning in schools, this approachable and easy-to-follow book guides faculty, administrators, and other staff toward appropriate and proven ways to create safer learning environments, update campus policies, enhance curricula, and better support LGBT college students as they learn
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Endorsements -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- How Big of a Problem Is This? -- Preface -- Introduction -- Foreword -- Section I -- Section Summary -- Safety -- How to Be an LGBT+ Ally -- Who Am I and What Traits Do I Bring to Allyship? -- How to Be an Active Ally -- Privilege -- What Counts as Privilege? -- Why Does Privilege Matter? -- Intersectionality -- Battle Fatigue -- Terminology -- In Broad Terms -- Sexual Orientations: The Most Common Categories -- Gender Identity -- Additional Useful Terminology -- Coming Out -- If a Colleague or Student Comes Out to You -- If Someone Who Reports to You Comes Out to You -- Questions and Answers -- Research Your Resources -- Safety and Medical Emergencies on School Grounds -- Health and Wellness Concerns at Home -- Safety Emergencies Occurring at Home -- In Closing -- Section II -- Section Summary -- Scenario 1 -- Scenario 2 -- Scenario 3 -- Scenario 4 -- Scenario 5 -- Scenario 6 -- Scenario 7 -- Scenario 8 -- Scenario 9 -- Scenario 10 -- Scenario 11 -- Scenario 12 -- Scenario 13 -- Scenario 14 -- Scenario 15 -- Scenario 16 -- Section III -- Section Summary -- Assessing Your School -- First Impressions -- The Written Rules -- Introduction Into the Learning Environment -- In the Classroom and Direct Learning Spaces -- Teaching and Learning Materials -- Clubs, Extra-Curriculars,Electives, and Sports -- How to Implement Change -- In the Meantime/On Your Own -- Physical Space -- Inclusive Practice in Action -- Inclusive Curriculum -- Maths -- Sciences -- Social Studies/Social Sciences -- English Courses -- Foreign Languages -- Physical Education -- Music (Including General Music, Various Bands and Choirs, Theater Programs, and Others) -- Afterword -- Appendix I: Opposition -- Boards of Trustees or University Presidents
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non fiction
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1 online resource (175 pages)
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