A new study published in the Educational Researcher shows a shocking disparity in how discipline is meted out for queer girls versus their straight peers. The same disparity was not observed between male students who said they were attracted to other boys and those who said they were attracted to the opposite sex. You decide. He was trying to ban conversion therapy in one of the most conservative states and made himself a target of the religious right political machine that dominates the party.
Lesbian and bi girls more likely to get expelled or suspended from school
Lesbians and bisexual girls are more likely to be suspended, expelled - Journalist's Resource
From the Times story :. How does this bias play into discipline? One way, according to advocates, is in bullying conflicts a study on LGBT youth found they were 91 percent more likely to be bullied. If a student eventually retaliates against her harassers, she might be the one labeled as the aggressor and disciplined. In schools where police officers patrol the halls, that could even mean an arrest. The data might be scarce, but the issue affects students all the same. Kids who are suspended or expelled from school are also more likely to be incarcerated, a pattern known as the school-to-prison pipeline.
Lesbian & bi girls are more likely to be expelled or suspended from school
A recent Princeton University study found higher suspension rates for lesbian high school students. Staff photo by Joshua Bullock. A recent study suggests that female students who are attracted to female students get suspended and expelled more than female students who are solely attracted to male students. Princeton University student Joel Mittleman performed a population-based study analyzing over 3, teenagers from birth.
A new analysis shows that lesbian and bisexual girls face 95 percent higher odds for discipline compared to other female peers. Lesbian and bisexual students are at a higher risk for getting suspended or expelled from school, according to a recent report from Princeton University. Based on a year study of nearly 5, American children and their parents called the Fragile Families and Childhood Wellbeing Study , the report revealed that although LGBT youth face increased odds for suspension and expulsion than their peers overall, when the risk was broken down by gender, the odds of discipline were noticeably higher for girls attracted to the same sex.