GLSEN’s Safe Space Kit: Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students. The Safe Space Kit: Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students. National Headquarters. William St., 30th Floor. New York, NY Ph: Fax. GLSEN Safe Space Kit. The Safe Space Kit is available for free download, which includes printable stickers and poster, as well as for purchase, which includes 2.

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Monday, 18 December Another gay Tennessee teen took his own life last week. This website is funded through Grant 90EV from the U. Create Account Create an account to save and submit your own prevention resources. Switch to the mobile version of this page. Phillip Parker, a year-old gay kid from Gordonsville in Middle Tennessee, killed himself after enduring years of bullying and harassment by his peers. But the school has to invite us in because, unfortunately, this kind of diversity training is not required.

Additionally, educators may make themselves visible allies by displaying the Safe Space posters and stickers in their offices and classrooms. Wednesday, 19 December Investing in prevention supports intervention and service-delivery Where to start Examples from the field Video Series Innovation Tools Inventory Submit.

GLSEN Safe Space Kit

In this web conference, presenters will explore how changing norms can help us move toward equity, accountability, and justice and a more expansive understanding of gender — all rooted in respect for people to live free from violence.


Now we want to expand and enhance our work. It provides background information on the experiences of many LGBT students and anti-LGBT bias, describes specific actions that school staff can take to support LGBT youth, discusses ways to teach students about combating bias and bullying, and provides strategies that can be used to promote change within schools.

This kit helps educators create a safe space at school by providing them with tools to support and advocate for LGBT youth. Department of Health and Human Services nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse this website including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided.

Each school in Tennessee should be a safe environment in which to learn and grow.

What is intimate partner violence prevention? Together, we can change norms to prevent sexual violence and harassment. Who is doing the work?

Tuesday, January 24, News. School staff can use this guide to gain an understanding of how to be an effective ally.

This kit is designed to help educators become effective allies to LGBT students. His death came just a few months after the November suicide of Ashland City teen Jacob Rogers, another gay kid who had endured bullying by classmates.

The stickers may be placed on office doors or windows to show students which administrators or teachers they can turn to for help against anti-LGBT bullies. Examples from the field Community Partners The toll of intimate partner violence on communities The important role of community partners Examples from the field Allies in health, wellness, and social justice Healthy living is our goal Making a collective impact Examples from the field Advocates and Movement Makers Why prevention?


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