Op-ed: 14 Reasons That Made 2011 Great for Trans People

BY Advocate Contributors

December 28 2011 8:10 PM ET

CHAZ BONO 201107 X390 (GETTY) | ADVOCATE.COM

13. Making Schools Safe for Trans Youth 

More and more school districts are starting to learn about trans people, and have passed sexual orientation and gender identity policies. To further this along, NCTE and the Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Education Network issued the first resource that provides schools with tangible solutions to creating trans-inclusive policies. To often, and in light of the spate of anti-trans violence, trans young people are left to protect themselves, often putting their education and sometimes their safety at risk. The resource is long overdue, and teachers and administrators have been hungry for guidelines on how to make our schools safe for everyone.

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