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Goucher College forbids 'unwelcome flirtation'

August 13, 2015Campus Reform

The college's sexual misconduct policy used to forbid "persistent, unwelcome flirtation," but has dropped the word "persistent."

Topics: Sexual Harassment

Maryland high schools unsafe for LGBT students, study says

November 13, 2014The Baltimore Sun

A survey of LGBT secondary students in the state conducted in 2013 and released Thursday by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN found that fewer than half of the high school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender that are verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates report the abuse.

Topics: Bullying Sexual Harassment Violence Prevention in Schools

Feds announce stricter reporting guidelines for campus sexual assault

September 10, 2014The Wall Street Journal
Feds announce stricter reporting guidelines for campus sexual assault
Topics: Sexual Assault & Date Rape Sexual Harassment

Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland

August 12, 2014The Baltimore Sun

In a report to be released today, advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community call on state officials to improve services for marginalized and bullied LGBT youth in schools, foster homes and detention centers across the state.

Topics: Bullying Depression & Suicide Prevention Gender Bias & LGBTQ Homelessness Sexual Assault & Date Rape Sexual Harassment Violence Prevention in Schools