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Title The gay teen : educational practice and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents / edited by Gerald Unks
Published New York : Routledge, 1995


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 W'PONDS  371.82664 Unk/Gte  AVAILABLE
Description 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Thinking About the Gay Teen / Gerald Unks -- 2. Breaking the Silence: Writing about Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Teenagers / Andi O'Connor -- 3. Lesbian and Gay Adolescents: Social and Developmental Considerations / Dennis A. Anderson -- 4. The Case for a Gay and Lesbian Curriculum / Arthur Lipkin -- 5. Homophobia in Sport: Addressing the Needs of Lesbian and Gay High School Athletes / Pat Griffin -- 6. Gay Teens in Literature / Jim Brogan -- 7. Making Our Schools Safe for Sissies / Eric Rofes -- 8. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens and the School Counselor: Building Alliances / Amy L. Reynolds and Michael J. Koski -- 9. Who Gets Called Queer in School?: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teenagers, Homophobia, and High School / Andi O'Connor -- 10. Moral Panic, Schooling, and Gay Identity: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Resistance / Peter McLaren -- 11. Invisible No More: Addressing the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth and Their Advocates / Karen M. Harbeck
12. Black-Gay or Gay-Black?: Choosing Identities and Identifying Choices / James T. Sears -- 13. African-American Gay Youth: One Form of Manhood / Kenneth P. Monteiro and Vincent Fuqua -- 14. The Politics of Adolescent Sexual Identity and Queer Responses / Glorianne M. Leck -- 15. Project 10: A School-Based Outreach to Gay and Lesbian Youth / Virginia Uribe -- 16. "Gay/Straight" Alliances: Transforming Pain to Pride / Warren J. Blumenfeld -- 17. OutRight!: Reflections on an Out-Of-School Gay Youth Group / Hugh Singerline
Summary Written by and for gay and straight teachers, this book explores gay student adolesence from discursive, practical, and theoretical perspectives. Essays are designed to introduce and sensitize educators to the complexities of gay identity and set forth some of the issues besetting gay youth in schools: alienation from peer groups, low academic achievement, violence, substance abuse, and the absence of gay teacher role models
Analysis Schools Students Homosexuality
United States
Schools Students Homosexuality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-237) and index
Subject Bisexual students -- United States.
Gay teenagers -- Education -- United States.
Gay teenagers -- United States.
Gay youth -- Education -- United States.
Homosexuality and education -- United States.
Homosexuality and education.
Sexual minorities.
Author Unks, Gerald.
LC no. 94044783
ISBN 0415910943 (cloth)
0415910951 (paperback)