Transforming Our Schools. Gender-Biased Harassment Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity Judy Chiasson, PhD. Judy Chiasson, Ph.D. Office of Human Relations, Diversity and Equity 213-241-5626 [email protected] A Population at Risk. Diversity Question.
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Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity
Judy Chiasson, PhD
What does Diversity mean in
Of all populations on our campus, sexual minorities are at the highest risk for a plethora of stress-related behaviors.
Same Gender Loving
On the Down Low
Michael S. Kimmel & Matthew Mahler. Adolescent masculinity, homophobia, and violence: Random school shootings, 1982-2001. The American Behavior Scientist; June 2003, 46.10
14-year old Brandon McInerney fatally shot 15-year old Lawrence King because of King’s homosexuality.E.O. Green Junior High: 02/16/08
Sean Ethan Owen
Over 48% of GLBTQ youth of color were verbally harassed in school regarding sexual orientation and race/ ethnicity.Gay Youth of Color
The perpetrator is most likely to be a family member.
Understand, empathize and be compassionate about something that may be outside of our own experience.
We have a legal and moral obligation to protect our children.
California Safety and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (AB537)
It is our job to make the campus safe for the students, not the students’ job to make the campus safe for us.
LGBT is not a sandwich school regarding sexual orientation and race/ ethnicity.Replace labels with faces
Prejudice tolerated is intolerance encouraged school regarding sexual orientation and race/ ethnicity.