Supporting LGBT College Students

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning (LGBTQ) students go through a period where they struggle to fit in or feel alienated by their student body. It is important to understand their perspectives and address common feelings they may have as they enter or continue their college experience.

Dr. Victor Schwartz, Medical Director of The Jed Foundation, a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting emotional health and preventing suicide among college students, answers a few questions regarding issues many LGBTQ students face, as well as how college students and campuses can promote acceptance and more inclusive communities. <Read the interview.>

Via Matthew Lynch, Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

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