Est. time: 13 min
All students deserve a safe and inclusive environment at school. Statistics reveal that transgender and gender nonconforming students experience high rates of verbal and physical harassment and discrimination by fellow students, teachers and administration. Creating a gender inclusive environment through education and policy is essential in promoting a safe and supportive climate for these students. Written by Marie Angelone, in this tutorial, you will learn the following objectives: Terminology associated with gender identity; Types of discrimination and harassment experienced by transgender students; Effects of discrimination and harassment experienced by transgender students; Laws in place to protect transgender students against discrimination and harassment; Strategies to promote an inclusive environment and understanding.