Below you will find  series of resources hand selected and approved by Odyssey Youth Center for School Staff and Volunteers. If you have questions about any of the resources, please feel free to contact us.

Resources For Schools

Creating Safe Schools for LGBT Youth

Back To School Guide

Back To School Guide

While prepping for the school year, keep in mind these simple things you can do to make sure your classroom is a safe and inclusive space for all students.

Elementary School Toolkit

Elementary School Toolkit

We all want students to feel safe and respected and to develop respectful attitudes and behaviors. This tool provides support for elementary educators with these efforts.

Helping Families To Be Supportive

Helping Families To Be Supportive

This resource guide helps practitioners to understand the critical role of family acceptance and rejection in contributing to the health and well-being of adolescents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

Working with LGBT Students of Color

Working with LGBT Students of Color

Be an advocate and ally to LGBT students of color through intentional reflection and consideration of the complexities of identity and oppression.

Lesson Plans on Bullying/Diversity

Lesson Plans on Bullying/Diversity

Trans & Gender Non Conforming Youth

Leadership: Transgender Youth

Leadership: Transgender Youth

A resource created by the National Association of School Principals

Webinar: Supporting Trans Students

Webinar: Supporting Trans Students

Video of GLSEN webinar on best practices for educators working with transgender and gender nonconforming students

Research

Effectiveness of GSA's

Effectiveness of GSA's

LGBT Victimization

LGBT Victimization

The School Experience of Trans Youth

The School Experience of Trans Youth

This 2009 report documents the school experiences of 295 transgender middle and high school students and finds that these students face extremely high levels of victimization, even more so than their nontransgender lesbian, gay, and bisexual peers.

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LGBT Victimization

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