Generocity: Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students

Nationally, 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender at school. Education Law Center is tackling the issue locally with the help of its new Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow, Lizzy Wingfield.

LGBTQ students are three times more likely than heterosexual, cisgender students to experience harsh forms of discipline in school and 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender. Recent Temple University Beasley School of Law graduate Lizzy Wingfield calls these “troubling national statistics.”

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