LGBT

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LGBT

abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
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However, Labris does not intend to seek protection in the law enforcement agencies of the country, explaining that the police is itself a source of violence for LGBTIQ communities.
The voluntary implementation of inclusive curricula and extra curricular activities and providing a supportive environment for LGBTIQ students may be a luxury of the past.
system of education and to present reasoning as to why LGBTIQ content should be included in the nation's public schools.
For purposes of this article, LGBTIQ are defined operationally for ease of communication and to focus on meeting the needs, challenges, and concerns of these students in school settings.
Macgillivrary (2004) explains that the L, G, B, and Q in LGBTIQ have to do with sexual orientation.
Queer is a term that is used positively by many LGBTIQ people and is considered an umbrella term, like LGBTIQ, which includes all non-heterosexual people.
Research has confirmed the deleterious consequences of such insensitivity and verbal taunting experienced by students who identify as LGBTIQ, particularly adolescents, including possible isolation, social exclusion, suicidal ideation, truancy, substance abuse, and physical confrontation (Armstrong, 1994; McFarland, 1993; Morris, 2005; Remafedi, 1987a; Remafedi, Farrow, & Deisher, 1991; Robinson, 1994).
A fair and inclusive education is not possible for LGBTIQ students when their physical and emotional safety is routinely compromised (Stone, 2003).
Ongoing exposure to such attitudes may cause many LGBTIQ youths to experience significant educational challenges (Besner & Spungin, 1995; Remafedi, 1987b).
The Council will hold its first meeting in early 2013, and will provide advice on policies, programmes, services and processes within government, specifically those that impact on the LGBTIQ community.
Similarly, there has to be mutual engagement between pro-faith LGBTIQ advocates and secular LGBTIQ advocates.
Firstly, they allow sympathetic Muslims to cast doubt on hegemonic interpretations of Islam that are hostile to human rights in general and LGBTIQS (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersexed and queer) in particular.