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Kosciw, Joseph G.; Pizmony-Levy, Oren – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
There has been increasing international attention to the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students in schools, and a growing concern regarding anti-LGBT violence and bias directed at youth as a serious human rights issue and barrier to global development goals. This special issue highlights research that has been done…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Bullying, Social Bias, Sexual Orientation
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Pizmony-Levy, Oren; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This article examines the school experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students in the United States and Israel. Through comparison of the sociocultural and edu-cational contexts, the authors assess whether school experience of LGBT students differs or operates similarly across countries. The authors use data from the…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Experience
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Pizmony-Levy, Oren; Shilo, Guy; Pinhasi, Batia – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
Over the past decade Israel has experienced dramatic change in the legitimization of same-sex relationships. In recent years the LGBT social movement has succeeded in mobilizing public support not only for the rights and well-being of adults, but also for the younger generation-LGBT youth. Using a large-scale survey of the Israeli LGBT community…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
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Pizmony-Levy, Oren; Kama, Amit; Shilo, Guy; Lavee, Sari – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2008
This empirical study explores the subjective experiences of Israeli lesbigay school students and their perceptions of the school climate. It provides descriptive data on different socio-demographic characteristics of Israeli lesbigay youth and presents the participants'' experiences of school climate in the context of lesbigay issues. Further, it…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Social Bias