The Diversity Of The Lgbt Community

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In the last few decades more and more young individuals identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, which has sparked a level of interest in educators, as well as researchers to determine the amount of students who feel uncomfortable in their school settings, and why. This research paper will inform educators what the need to understand and protect the students in their classroom in order to create a more diverse, healthy and cooperative learning environment for all students. When students are in the educational setting they should not be afraid to attend school or be uncomfortable; educators should make their classrooms and their school a safe havens for all students, no matter their sexual preference. The purpose of this paper is to inform the readers about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community history, how it suffers harassment, prejudices, school difficulties, policies that are in place to assist students, as well as some possible solutions to assist in the education setting. First the most important thing about the LGBT community is knowing what the letters are and that that the letters are growing and forever changing. According to Safe Zone the most recent lettering is LGBTQIA+, which is, a common abbreviation used to identify communities that have their own sexuality or gender differences. To better understand what the letters are and what they mean will give a better understanding to the rest of the information. According to Safe Zone
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