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Thursday, February 24 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Canadian Schools

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Over the past decade, LGBTQ2 youth have become more visible in K-12 schools, gay-straight alliances have increased, and many school districts now have sexual orientation and gender identity policies. Despite this progress, LGBTQ2 youth continue to remain one of the most vulnerable groups of students in our schools. This presentation highlights current research and trends documenting the experiences of LGBTQ2 youth in Canadian schools over the past 10 years and highlights four key areas for intervention. Join Dr. Wells as he discusses just how far we’ve come (not that far), and what we need to do to create safer and more inclusive schools for everyone.

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Dr. Kristopher Wells

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, MacEwan University
Kristopher Wells, PhD, is an Associate Professor and the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) for the Public Understanding of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth at MacEwan University. His scholarly work specializes in sexual and gender minority youth, health, education, sport, and culture... Read More →

Thursday February 24, 2022 9:00am - 10:00am MST
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