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LGBTQA+ Awareness

A guide to bring awareness to issues across campus and to provide strategies and ideas for instructors.

Research Articles & Academic Studies

The Atlantic. LGBT Students and Campus Sexual Assault: Non-heterosexual students experience harassments at disproportionately high rates, according to a new survey.
This article discusses survey results from university students on various campuses, including the University of Arizona. Survey responses indicate that campus sexual assault is a problem for LGBT students who experience sexual assault at a higher rate and to a more severe degree than their heterosexual peers.
 

College Student Experiences with an LGBTQ Ally Training Program: A Mixed Methods Study at a University in the Southern United States, Meredith G.F. Worthen
This article looks at the experiences of college students involved in a LGBTQ ally program.
 

Rankin, S. R. (2005). Campus climates for sexual minorities. New Directions for Student Services, 2005(111), 17-23. doi:10.1002/ss.170
Sexual minorities encounter unique challenges due to their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression that often prevents them from achieving their full academic potential or participating fully in the campus community.