LGBTQ+ Issues

Read: Top 10 Stories from January 2021: Presidential Election and COVID Vaccine Mandates

Top 10 Stories from January 2021: Presidential Election and COVID Vaccine Mandates

Between the coronavirus vaccine rollout and the inauguration of a new president, January was a busy month for many, including campus safety professionals.

Read: Biden Executive Order Prevents Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation

Biden Executive Order Prevents Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation

Experts say the executive order is likely to lead to significant changes in Title IX regulations for institutions of higher education.

Read: Trevor Project: 15% of LGBTQ Youth Attempted Suicide in Past Year

Trevor Project: 15% of LGBTQ Youth Attempted Suicide in Past Year

A new report from The Trevor Project also found 40% of LGBTQ youth have “seriously considered” attempting suicide in the last 12 months.

Read: Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Americans Experience Severe Online Harassment

Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Americans Experience Severe Online Harassment

Results from a survey just released by the Anti-Defamation League also found that marginalized groups experience more hate.

Read: Senate Approves Connecticut Schools Chief Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

Senate Approves Connecticut Schools Chief Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

If Miguel Cardona is confirmed, his first task will be reopening schools across the nation.

Read: Syracuse Hires Ex-Attorney General to Investigate Its Police Department

Syracuse Hires Ex-Attorney General to Investigate Its Police Department

Students have criticized the school’s police department for its response to student sit-ins and protests following dozens of racist incidents.

Read: Take the Annual National College Student Bystander Intervention Study

Take the Annual National College Student Bystander Intervention Study

The study seeks to gain a clearer understanding of why students fail to act in bystander situations that warrant intervention, and with this information, develop evidence- and context-based programs that educate and empower students.

Read: Male Teens with Progressive Gender Views Less Likely to Be Violent

Male Teens with Progressive Gender Views Less Likely to Be Violent

Surprisingly, the study also found teen boys who believe boys and girls deserve equal respect were less likely to report violent behavior.

Read: Teen Takes Own Life After Classmates Share Intimate Messages Online

Teen Takes Own Life After Classmates Share Intimate Messages Online

Students and parents are calling on the Coffee County School District to increase bullying awareness and suicide prevention.

Read: Wake Forest Feels Impact of Racist Emails on Campus

Wake Forest Feels Impact of Racist Emails on Campus

A dozen faculty and staff members in the sociology department at Wake Forest received threatening emails from an anonymous source.

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