May 10, 2011
>Student’s Personal Struggle Sheds Light on Larger Issue of Anti-LGBT Bullying and Apathy in School
>This video was posted on GLSEN’s Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project* Facebook page and we think you should take a few minutes to watch. Luke is a student at Flagler Palm Coast High School and according to Luke, he repeatedly attends class only to be bullied by classmates and his teacher. His teacher.
Are you a high school coach or student athlete who would like to see your team practice inclusion, value and respect for all athletes, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression? Consider encouraging them to take the Team Respect Challenge.
*Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project assists K-12 schools in creating and maintaining an athletic and physical education climate that is based on the core principles of respect, safety and equal access for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
‘Hall of Famers’ and professional sports stars and coaches who support the campaign: http://sports.glsen.org/about-the-project/advisory-group/