The Experiences of LGBT Students in School Athletics

Feb 20, 2013
This research brief examines the experiences of LGBT student athletes between the ages of 13 and 20. Findings in this research brief uncover four key concerns:1. Physical Education classes were unsafe environments for many LGBT students. 2. LGBT students may be underrepresented on extracurricular sports teams. 3. Many LGBT students experienced discrimination and harassment in school sports. 4. LGBT student athletes may not be fully supported by school athletics staff and policies.
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