Gay-straight alliance school bus at Seattle Pride, Across the country there are stories like this: In a high-poverty area of Honolulu, a high school social worker helps her Asian-Pacific Islander students talk with their families about being LBGTQ. At a time when LGBTQ concerns in schools are increasingly visible — and often debated — teachers and administrators are looking for new ways to support students. In Puyallup, Washington, a third-grade teacher coaches her students on how to respond to language like "that's so gay" by starting discussions about respect for LGBTQ people in the classroom. And in a Utah, a socially conservative state, students at a high school with supportive staff connect over social media with students in communities that are less accepting of LGBTQ lifestyles. Your purchase helps support NPR programming.
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There is an unusually high concentration of gay or lesbian workers in certain occupations. For example, both gay men and lesbians and are overrepresented in psychology, law, social work, and university teaching. And there are real occupational patterns behind some popular stereotypes, from the gay flight attendant to the lesbian truck driver. Where does this kind of occupational segregation come from?
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These include: entrenched forms of heteronormative bias in community, school and work settings; legal prohibitions on certain sex practices; legal prohibitions on freedom of expression, including freedom of speech and freedom of association; homophobic hate speech; and homophobic hate crime, including physical violence and killings. Very few countries have taken a comprehensive approach to repealing discriminatory law and enacting legal protections against discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender, sexual orientation, or sex characteristics. The more common situation is that LGBTI persons face pervasive forms of everyday discrimination, and pervasive risks to their physical safety and well-being, for which they find little redress, if any, in law. This part provides an overview of i legal frameworks discriminating against LGBTI persons, ii challenges encountered by LGBTI persons in the criminal justice system, and iii the development of international standards for effectively protecting human rights of LGBTI persons.