A complete guide to supporting youth in care who identify as LGBTQ.
These populations have historically been underserved by hegemonic culture, so many college administrations are spearheading efforts to raise awareness of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) identities. According to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, about 20% of LGBT faculty members and students reported they feared for their physical safety on campus, while 43% consider their campus climate to be homophobic. These numbers demonstrate the need for colleges to take an active stance against LGBT harassment and discrimination ― a stance that, in part, will make it so that LGBT students feel safe and welcome to attend.
That being said, here is a list of the 30 best colleges for LGBT students. Click the link below to learn more!
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