were called names or threatened in the past year because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Students report being least likely to have access to LGBT-related resources at school, such as inclusive curricula and supportive school personnel in
of LGBT students skipped at least one day of school in the past month because they felt unsafe or uncomfortable.
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Students who have six or more supportive staff at their school feel noticeably safer at school than students with no supportive staff.
67.7% of Students
in schools with an LGBT-inclusive curriculum were more likely to report that their classmates are somewhat or very accepting of LGBT people.
Source: 2011 National School Climate Survey. Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network. glsen.org/nscs
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