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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender Issues

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender teachers, education support professionals and students face unique challenges in school and in society. Thanks to CTA and other education and human rights organizations, they are also making strides in the quest towards safer working and learning environments.


 CTA GLBT Safety in Schools Grant/Scholarship Program
Designed to make public schools safe for GLBT persons, this program is in keeping with the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000.

Legal Rights for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employees and Students Log in to access members only content
California law is clear and sweeping in its protection of gay and lesbian employees and students from discrimination because of sexual orientation. This guide is produced and updated regularly by CTA's legal department.

 Let's Get Real 
A documentary and curriculum guide on bullying and discrimination gives educators and parents an effective way to intervene and stop school violence. CTA members receive a deep discount on this product.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Leadership Development Program Log in to access members only content
This program was developed to assist GLBT members develop leadership skills at all levels within the association.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth: Breaking the Silence

NEA Report: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People in Education: Stepping Out of the Closet, Into the Light

 NEA's website for more GLBT information

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