Date of Award

Spring 6-7-2023

Author Requested Restriction

Open Access (no restriction)

Work Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

Matthew Weinstein


This research explores the existing literature on the experiences of LGBTQ+ students in schools. Three themes were identified: the effects of school climate on LGBTQ+ students, the health, wellness, and survivability of LGBTQ+ students, and how curriculum affects LGBTQ+ students. The paper goes on to examine how practices at Generic Sound School Name could be aligned with research and then explores the implications for future research and transformed practice.