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Zero-tolerance policies perpetuate a school-to-prison pipeline for LGBT youth

By Aisha Moodie-Mills| Advisor on LGBT Policy and Racial Justice, Center for American Progress | Thursday, December 13, 2012
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The U.S. Senate held a landmark hearing Wednesday on ending the nation’s school-to-prison pipeline that affirmed that gay and transgender youth also face harsher punishments in schools than other students, which disproportionately pipeline them into the juvenile justice system.

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