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The gay teen : educational practice and theory for lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents / edited by Gerald Unks
Bib ID 661208
Format BookBook
Description New York : Routledge, 1995 
250 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0415910943 (cloth)
0415910951 (paperback)
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.

Full 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
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-237) and index.

Subjects Homosexuality and education -- United States.  |  Gay teenagers -- United States.
Other authors/contributors Unks, Gerald

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