This month, I came on the Porch solo to talk about my experience as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.
There were several reasons we held a special Porch session:
If you are looking for ways to support your LGBTQIA+ colleagues, here are some starting points:
Know that your words and actions matter. Teens are at risk and are watching the way we speak and act around LGBTQIA+ issues. There is plenty of research available but two important sites I'd like to highlight: