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Author Rothblum, Esther D

Title Preventing Heterosexism and Homophobia
Published Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1996


Description 1 online resource (303 pages)
Series Primary Prevention of Psychopathology
Primary prevention of psychopathology.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Approaches to the Prevention of Heterosexism and Homophobia; Part I -- Institutions and Systems; Chapter 1 -- Speaking of Oppression: Psychology, Politics, and the Language of Power; Chapter 2 -- Combating Heterosexism in Educational Institutions: Structural Changes and Strategies; Chapter 3 -- Preventing Heterosexism and Bias in Psychotherapy and Counseling; Chapter 4 -- Lesbians and Gay Men of Color: The Legacy of Ethnosexual Mythologies in Heterosexism; Chapter 5 -- Rejecting Therapy: Using Our Communities; Part II -- Relationships and Development
Chapter 6 -- Finding a Sexual Identity and Community: Therapeutic Implications and Cultural Assumptions in Scientific Models of Coming OutChapter 7 -- Enhancing the Development of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths; Chapter 8 -- Lesbian and Gay Love Scripts; Chapter 9 -- Immigrant and Refugee Lesbians; Chapter 10 -- Contributions of Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children to the Prevention of Heterosexism; Part III -- Societal Structures and Social Change
Chapter 11 -- Societal Reaction and Homosexuality: Culture, Acculturation, Life Events, and Social Supports as Mediators of Response to Homonegative AttitudesChapter 12 -- The Prevention of Anti-Lesbian/Gay Hate Crimes Through Social Change and Empowerment; Chapter 13 -- Homo-Phobia, Homo-Ignorance, Homo-Hate: Heterosexism and AIDS; Chapter 14 -- Individual Action and Political Strategies: Creating a Future Free of Heterosexism; Index; About the Contributors
Summary In addition to the stresses of everyday life, gay men, lesbians and bisexuals experience multiple pressures and constraints related to their chosen lifestyles. This volume examines the gay and lesbian experience in light of this additional tension - which can result in psychopathology - and points towards a future free of heterosexism. The internationally renowned contributors argue that the stress of ̀coming out', uncertainties concerning parenting children, and the difficulties facing ethnic minority lesbians, gay men and bisexuals cannot be adequately addressed without confront
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Subject Heterosexism -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses
Homophobia -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses
Gay people -- United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Gays -- Social conditions
Heterosexism -- Prevention
Homophobia -- Prevention
Lesbische Orientierung
United States
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Bond, Lynne A
ISBN 9781452248509