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  • Date: 03/14/2018
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Using a national longitudinal survey data set from the Higher Education Research Institute, this study tested whether students who identified as a sexual minority (for example, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or queer) were more or less likely to persist after 4 years in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, as opposed to ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Diversity among scientists can foster better science, yet engaging and retaining a diversity of students and researchers in science has been difficult. Actions that promote diversity are well defined, organizations are increasingly focused on diversity, and many institutions are developing initiatives to recruit and enroll students from ... »
  • Date: 02/09/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    At the entryway to Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM), a vibrant collection of nearly 400 self-portraits greets visitors, proclaiming, “We are Chicago Children’s Museum.” The faces of children, teachers, community leaders, parents, and caregivers from a variety of backgrounds are intermingled with mirrors so that all visitors are reflected in the ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2016
    Resource Category: Report
    The Welcoming Guidelines Task Force was launched in 2014 to compile preferred practices for museums to use in working with LGBTQ professionals and communities. These practices are organized across functions and areas of professional practice with the goal to create a workable document that can be used by professionals and institutions of all kinds ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2016
    Resource Category: Research Brief
    NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) explores the Earth, the Sun, our solar system, the galaxy and beyond through four SMD divisions: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science and Astrophysics. Alongside NASA scientists, teams of education and public outreach (EPO) specialists develop and implement programs and resources that are designed ... »
  • Date: 10/19/2014
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    This is a handout from the session "All Families Welcome: Inclusive Museum Spaces for LGBT Audiences" at the 2014 ASTC Conference held in Raleigh, NC. The handout includes a glossary and a checklist to guide inclusivity. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2005
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Adult facilitators in afterschool programs can work with LGBTQ youth to construct a safe space in which the youth can validate their identities in the process of doing literacy work. ... »