E-Safety Guide for LGBTQA+ Young Adults

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Course: E-Safety
Book: E-Safety Guide for LGBTQA+ Young Adults
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Date: Monday, 1 March 2021, 11:08 PM

Description

This short guide is designed to help LGBTQA+ teenagers and young adults deal with online issues, such as targeted cyberbullying, online homophobia and transphobia.

You will find useful information, resources and links to websites and organisations.

1. Introduction

This short guide is designed to help LGBTQA+ teenagers and young adults deal with online issues, such as targeted cyberbullying, online homophobia and transphobia.

You will find useful information, resources and links to websites and organisations.

Stop Online Abuse - Glossary of DefinitionsFrom the Stop Online Abuse Website, this list of definitions and useful terms can aid understanding of online issues faced by the LGBTQI+ community online, and also how to deal with issues of misogyny and discrimination.

2. Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying and Sexual Orientation Fact Sheet :This insightful factsheet from Cyberbullying.Org has detailed statistics and information about the instances of cyberbullying towards LGBTQI+ teens, and how to resolve the issue in schools and colleges

 

3. Homophobia and Biphobia

Stop Online Abuse - Homophobia and Biphobia: Detailed information from the Stop Online Abuse Website about dealing with homophobia and biphobia online - how to challenge derogatory content, why equality matters, case studies and other detailed information.

Mashable - "Giving Young People A Chance to Grow Up Without Online Shame"Moving article and thinkpiece about the tragic suicide of a young gay man after experiencing homophobic cyberbullying and image sharing.

4. Gender and Digital Life

Common Sense Media - "Gender and Digital Life" From Common Sense Media, this useful and comprehensive guide explains the key issues for teenagers of various genders, and how peer pressure and social media can affect them in differing ways

Gender and Digital Life ToolkitFrom Common Sense Media, these lesson plans and resources cover issues such as media gender roles, sexting, and online notoriety and fame

5. Transphobia and Online Abuse

Stop Online Abuse - Transphobia Detailed information and resources from the Stop Online Abuse website, including how to challenge derogatory media, case studies, privacy for trans individuals and other useful information.-

"It's My Right" (SafeT Uk video for young transgender people)

6. Legal Rights and Reporting Abuse

Stop Online Abuse - Using The Law : How to take action against online abuse, with useful links.

CEOP -Report Online Abuse 

7. FE Staff Resources

Skills Funding Agency - Research into Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equality in Adult Learning. The Skills Funding Agency has published its study into LGB&T learners in Further Education, to which GIRES and the Lesbian and Gay Foundation contributed. This full length report includes practical recommendations and useful information for all FE colleges and staff.

Schools Transgender Guidance - Cornwall Schools: This useful guide covers cyberbullying, transphobia and both positive and negative uses of social media.