School Climate for Transgender Youth: A Mixed Method Investigation of Student Experiences and School Responses

  title={School Climate for Transgender Youth: A Mixed Method Investigation of Student Experiences and School Responses},
  author={Jenifer K. McGuire and Charles R. Anderson and Russell B. Toomey and Stephen T. Russell},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
Transgender youth experience negative school environments and may not benefit directly from interventions defined to support Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) youth. This study utilized a multi-method approach to consider the issues that transgender students encounter in school environments. Using data from two studies, survey data (total n = 2260, 68 transgender youth) from study 1 and focus groups (n = 35) from study 2, we examine transgender youth’s experience of school harassment, school… 

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