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School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth: The Invisible Minority shows teachers, youth advocates, administrators, and academic researchers how to embrace the needs of sexual minority students. Through research and case studies, this book explains the ways in which schools are failing the vulnerable population of gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths. This text shows you how to take responsibility for recognizing and protecting the rights and needs of gays and lesbians and ridding schools of discrimination, harassment, and violence.As School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth illustrates, the consequences of the cognitive, social, and emotional isolation that sexual minority youths experience as a result of homophobia and heterosexism can be devastating. With this book 's helpful suggestions, provocative insight, and open challenges, you can help gay and lesbian youths develop feelings of self-worth as well as positive aspirations for their futures. Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth will help social workers, psychologists, academics, counselors, and other professionals understand: the dearth of role models in the career development of lesbian and gay youthshow to integrate sexual orientation into career counselinghow to incorporate the topic of homosexuality into educational curriculaforms of homophobia (from the victim 's and the agressor 's points of view) and heterosexism in the high school environmenthow to open discussions about gay and lesbian issues at schoolthe importance of having visible lesbian, gay, and bisexual staff who can provide support for sexual minority youthSchool Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth also informs you on the experiences gay and lesbian adults who attended high school five to fifty years ago, as well as college students who have reported incidents of homophobic behavior in high school. In addition, this text discusses teachers'fears of being fired as a result of talking about sexual minority issues and how school environments can lead students to become drop outs. Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth will inform you on the issues facing gay and lesbian youth and provide you with suggestions on how to make the classroom a welcoming environment, regardless of sexual orientation.

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As School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youths illustrates, the consequences of the cognitive, social, and emotional isolation that sexual minority youths experience as a result of homophobia and heterosexism can be devastating. With this book's helpful suggestions, provocative insight, and open challenges, you can help gay and lesbian youth develop feelings of self-worth as well as positive aspirations for their futures. A rich source of information and ideas, it will help social workers, teachers, counselors, and other school personnel take responsibility for recognizing and protecting the rights and needs of gays and lesbians and ridding schools of discrimination, harassment, and violence.

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They're there — they're just invisible. And the present hostile state of school systems is to blame for their seeming disappearance. In School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth, readers will ger an eye-opening look at the heterosexist blindness that has made it nearly impossible for gray, lesbian, and bisexual youth to enjoy a supportive, celebratory, and welcome environment in schools. This proactive collection features the viewpoints of youth advocates, school teachers, administrators, and academic researchers who are currently seeking to break down the walls of discrimination, harassment, and brutality that continue to make sexual minorities vulnerable at school.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560231097
Editor:
Harris, Mary B.
Preface:
Harris, Mary B.
Preface by:
Harris, Mary B.
Preface:
Harris, Mary B.
Foreword by:
Rofes, Eric E.
Foreword:
Rofes, Eric E.
Editor:
Harris, Mary B.
Author:
Harris, Mary B.
Foreword:
Harris, Mary B.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Students & Student Life
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Lesbians
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Homophobia
Subject:
Homophobia -- United States.
Subject:
Lesbian students -- United States.
Subject:
Gay high school students
Subject:
Gay high school students - United States
Subject:
Lesbian high school students - United States
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
115
Dimensions:
8.35x6.04x.36 in. .50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , As School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youths illustrates, the consequences of the cognitive, social, and emotional isolation that sexual minority youths experience as a result of homophobia and heterosexism can be devastating. With this book's helpful suggestions, provocative insight, and open challenges, you can help gay and lesbian youth develop feelings of self-worth as well as positive aspirations for their futures. A rich source of information and ideas, it will help social workers, teachers, counselors, and other school personnel take responsibility for recognizing and protecting the rights and needs of gays and lesbians and ridding schools of discrimination, harassment, and violence.
"Synopsis" by , They're there — they're just invisible. And the present hostile state of school systems is to blame for their seeming disappearance. In School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth, readers will ger an eye-opening look at the heterosexist blindness that has made it nearly impossible for gray, lesbian, and bisexual youth to enjoy a supportive, celebratory, and welcome environment in schools. This proactive collection features the viewpoints of youth advocates, school teachers, administrators, and academic researchers who are currently seeking to break down the walls of discrimination, harassment, and brutality that continue to make sexual minorities vulnerable at school.
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