School Experiences of Trans and GNC Students in Wisconsin

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In 2015, UW-Madison faculty Drs. Maurice N. Gattis and Sara L. McKinnon released a new research report “School Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students in Wisconsin.”  The purpose of this research was to systematically document the experiences of transgender (trans) and gender non-conforming (GNC) students in Wisconsin schools to fill in the knowledge gaps about their unique needs.  Six themes are addressed in the report: learning environment, physical facilities, health and wellness, safety, institutional and social support, and acceptance and respect.

You can download the complete report here.

Virginia Harrison wrote a piece for Our Lives Magazine about the importance of this research report.  You can read that here.

 

 

 

 

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