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Am I Safe Here?

LGBTQ Teens and Bullying in Schools

by Donn Short

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published: Oct 2017
ISBN:9780774890205
publisher: UBC Press
imprint: On Point Press
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“Am I safe here?” Every day, LGBTQ students ask this question within the school system. Donn Short treats students as the experts, asking them to shine a light on the marginalization and bullying faced by LGBTQ youth. They insightfully identify that safety comes from a culture that values equity and social justice, not just security cameras, and they envision a future in which LGBTQ youth are an expected, respected, and celebrated part of school life. This book offers a path to creating equitable and inclusive schools, drawing on the spontaneous and timely words of LGBTQ students to show that nothing less than a total culture change is needed.

Contributor Notes

Donn Short is an associate professor of law at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, at the University of Manitoba.

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