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Author Blackburn, Mollie V., 1969- author

Title Stepping up! : teachers advocating for sexual and gender diversity in schools / Mollie V. Blackburn, Caroline T. Clark, and Ryan Schey ; with Jenell Igeleke Penn [and five others]
Published New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 206 pages)
Contents Stepping Up!- Front Cover; Stepping Up!; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Stepping Up for LGBTQ and Gender Diverse Students; The Pink TIGers; The Project; Blind Spots; Theories Undergirding the Project; Contexts; Notes; Chapter 2: Stepping Up as Teachers: Seeing Possibilities in Teaching and Activism; Definitions of Teaching; Definitions of Activism; Relationships Between Teaching and Activism; Teaching and Activism as Humanizing Acts; Teacher Take Aways; Chapter 3: Stepping Up as Teachers: Understanding Impact, Knowledge, and Vulnerability
Impact of DecisionsKnowledge Rather than Expertise; Vulnerability to Risks; Being Out, Living Authentically, and Staying Employed; Opportunities for Learning and Inquiry; Teacher Take Aways; Note; Chapter 4: Stepping Up With Parents of Queer Families in Schools; Parents who Unintentionally Harm the Experiences of Queer Families; Ideal Schools for Queer Parents; Queer Parents Seeking Welcoming Schools; Queer Parents Getting Started in Schools; Queer Parents Establishing a Presence in Schools; The Paradox of Visibility; Queer Parents Acting; Queer Parents Reacting
Queer Parents Helping Their ChildrenHeteronormativity as Protection; Straight Parents Helping and Struggling to Help Their Queer Children; Teacher Take Aways; Notes; Chapter 5: Queer High School Students on Stepping Up: Layered Lives and Layered Advocacy; The Complexities of Coming and/or Being Out at School; The Complexities of Advocacy; The Power of Advocacy; Teacher Take Aways; Notes; Chapter 6: Stepping Up Through Curriculum that Is Inclusive of Sexual and Gender Diversity; Conceptualizing Curriculum; Enacting Curriculum that Includes Sexual and Gender Diversity
Why (Not) Inclusive Curriculum?Reframing Curriculum; Teacher Take Aways; Chapter 7: Stepping Up With School Leaders; School Leaders and Leadership Preparation; Principals, Epistemic Authority, and Privilege; Superintendents, Epistemic Authority, and Privilege; One School Context; Enacting Leadership; Enacting Leadership for Social Justice; Teacher Take Aways; Chapter 8: Stepping Up: What It Takes and Why It Matters; References; List of Contributors; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 13, 2018)
Subject Gender identity in education.
Homosexuality and education.
School environment.
Sex differences in education.
Sex discrimination in education.
Sexual minority youth -- Education.
Teachers -- Political activity.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Caroline T., 1964- author
Penn, Jenell Igeleke, contributor
Schey, Ryan, author
ISBN 0203705203 (electronic book)
1351339605 (electronic book)
1351339613 (electronic book)
9780203705209 (electronic book)
9781351339605 (electronic book)
9781351339612 (electronic book)