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Understanding Homosexuality, Changing Schools

1st Edition

By Arthur Lipkin


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Scholarship on homosexuality, gay and lesbian identities, history, and culture came to universities too late for most elementary and secondary school educators, leaving them unprepared to deal with these subjects. Moreover, some teacher education faculty still neglect these topics out of moral scruple, fear, or inattention to new research and pract

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Overview of the Problem -- The Theories of Homosexuality -- Etiology -- Homophobia and Heterosexism -- American History -- Identity Formation -- Multiple Identities -- Counseling Issues -- Gay and Lesbian Teachers -- Gay and Lesbian Families -- School Change -- The Massachusetts Model -- Reform and Opposition -- Curriculum

About the Author

Arthur Lipkin is an instructor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and founder of the Gay and Lesbian School Issues Project. He is currently directing the Safe Colleges Program of the Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth and previously headed the Massachusetts Department of Education's Project for the Integration of Gay and Lesbian Youth Issues in School Personnel Certification Programs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies