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#AskMe Video

Video: 'Ask Me': What LGBTQ Students Want Their Professors to Know

By Julia Schmalz 
Transgender and gender-nonbinary students share what keeps them from feeling safe and thriving on campus.

Students and Gender Identity

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USC Rossier School of Education has recently published a resource titled Students & Gender Identity: A Toolkit for Schools to help create and develop inclusive spaces for transgender and gender non-conforming communities. The toolkit currently includes the following resources:
  • "How to Communicate with Parents and Staff": FAQs that educators may receive from parents or school staff about the topic of gender identity, as well as strategies on how to shape these conversations. 
  • "How to Create Inclusive Classrooms": Action steps to support educators in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. 
  • "23 Terms Educators Should Know": Glossary of commonly used terms to describe aspects of gender identity and expression. 

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