The Safe Schools Resource Guide is designed to help you fight discrimination and harassment on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and make your school safer for all students.

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Training Basics

Training Basics

Sample Training Agendas Oakland Unified School District – 2-day, 90-minute Training Agenda Sample Training Agenda from Womedia Three-Hour Let’s Get Real Training | 90-Minute That’s a Family! Workshop No two trainings look exactly the same because we...
Model Policies

Model Policies

Model School District Policy Regarding Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students Model Anti-Harassment Policy (NCLR) Administrative Regulation and Notice (Gender) (San Francisco Unified School District) Oakland Unified School District Board Policy on Sexual...
Research & Statistics

Research & Statistics

Read our Research Briefs here. Safe Place to Learn Report (Fact Sheet) by California Safe Schools Coalition "Bullying in Schools: Harassment Puts Gay Youth at Risk" (NMHA) Hatred in the Hallways Report: Press Release (Human Rights...
Glossary of Key Terms

Glossary of Key Terms

Knowing the meaning of basic terms helps educators, students and the community to gain comfort in discussing harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Sexual orientation. A person’s emotional and sexual attraction to...
LGBT Basics

LGBT Basics

Glossary of Key Terms Beyond the Binary Fact Sheet on Gender and Gender Identity & Beyond the Binary: A Toolkit for Gender Activism in Schools (GSA Network, Transgender Law Center, and National Center For Lesbian Rights) Bisexuality 101 (PFLAG) What Does Gay Mean?...
Legal Guide

Legal Guide

About the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 AB 537 Task Force Report School Safety/Violence Prevention Question & Answer Guide Question and Answer Guide on California’s Parental Opt-Out...