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Safe Schools Act re-introduced in U.S. House, aims to help prevent bullying

U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.) on Thursday re-introduced the Safe Schools Improvement Act in the U.S. House, a bill to help ensure a safe learning environment at schools nationwide and provide necessary resources to prevent school bullying and reduce the rising drop-out rate.

Pepperdine to offer scholarship to LGBT-supportive students

Pepperdine University announces a new scholarship for “students who have demonstrated a commitment to the LGBT community,” according to the university’s student newspaper, the Pepperdine Graphic.

GLSEN: LGBT youth face harassment, discrimination in school athletics

LGBT students can greatly benefit from participation in school-based athletics, but many of these students experience harassment, assault and discrimination that negatively impact their participation in middle and high school physical education and sports teams, GLSEN finds.