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LGBT Youth in Crisis: Causes, Impact and Prevention of Bullying

The recent suicides of young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender have focused widespread attention on bullying in schools. This public forum will include experts, advocates and educators to examine and answer questions about the political, legal and cultural factors that are contributing to the current crisis and make recommendations to prevent bullying of LGBT youth.

Moderator:
LISA A. LINSKY, McDermott Will & Emery

Speakers:
Joseph Kosciw, PhD, Senior Director of Research & Strategic Initiatives, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN);JEFFREY FISHBERGER, M.D., Board of Directors, The Trevor Project; HON. BILL DE BLASIO, Public Advocate for the City of New York; SUSAN SOMMER, Senior Counsel and Director, Constitutional Litigation, Lambda Legal; RANDI WEINGARTEN, President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO; ELAYNA KONSTAN, CEO, Office of School and Youth Development, New York City Department of Education

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