Preventing Censorship of LGBT Information in Public School Libraries

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This fact sheet is designed to ensure that students have access in their school libraries to LGBTQ materials (information related to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals and those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity). It suggests ways that students, parents and educators can combat unlawful censorship of LGBTQ materials and information from public school libraries and serves as a guide for anyone who wants to enhance school libraries by making them more inclusive, supportive and informative for all students. This fact sheet is a supplement to Lambda Legal’s Out, Safe & Respected toolkits on youth rights in schools.

December 3, 2010