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Glikman, Anya; Elkayam, Tal Shemer – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pupils continue to experience alienation and opposition in the school environment. The current study explored the willingness of education students to address the issue of sexual orientation with K-12 pupils. Findings reveal that participants were willing to address the issue of sexual orientation at…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Teacher Education
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Wells, Kristopher – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This empirical research explores the conditions, challenges, and lived experiences of how four diverse Canadian educators transcended heteronormative and gender-normative educational environments to become activist-educators for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer inclusion in their K-12 schools and communities. The co-creation of queer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Eckes, Suzanne E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
As society's views of sexual orientation and gender identity have significantly evolved in recent years, school districts across the country are addressing how to create policies that align with the law in this area. One recent issue involves laws and policies focused on transgender students and their right to access restrooms that align with…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, School Districts, School Policy
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Taylor, Catherine G.; Meyer, Elizabeth J.; Peter, Tracey; Ristock, Janice; Short, Donn; Campbell, Christopher – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
The Every Teacher Project involved large-scale survey research conducted to identify the beliefs, perspectives, and practices of Kindergarten to Grade 12 educators in Canadian public schools regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)-inclusive education. Comparisons are made between LGBTQ and cisgender heterosexual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Teacher Surveys, Public School Teachers
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Case, Kim A.; Meier, S. Colton – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Lack of training regarding transgender youth leaves K-12 educators unprepared to become allies to this disenfranchised community and attend to their needs. This article explores the pedagogical strategies of two professional workshop models (GLSEN Houston training and the Gender Infinity practitioner training), which provide skills and resources…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Needs, Workshops
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Anderson, James – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This article reviews Canadian administrative law regarding homophobic bullying and school board decision making. Depending on the provincial legislation, school boards either have a mandatory or a discretionary duty to provide queer students with a safe learning environment. However, Canadian case law has arguably limited that discretion. Recent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boards of Education, Decision Making, Board of Education Policy
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Martino, Wayne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
This essay provides a review of a resource guide written by Kristopher Wells, Gayle Roberts, and Carol Allan (2012) titled "Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Educators". The guide is an invaluable resource for educators in schools and teacher education programs.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials, Homosexuality, Gender Issues
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Ryan, John – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
This essay reviews Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli's (2010) Lambda Award-winning monograph "Border Sexualities, Border Families in Schools", in which queer and mestizage pedagogies frame a groundbreaking and highly accessible exploration of the issues that sexual border dwellers experience. Her particular focus areas are bisexual "sexually fluid"…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Family (Sociological Unit), Students, Books
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lisahunter, – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
Schools are queer places. Who would have thought that a book focusing on gender and sexual diversity in schools would even be necessary today? But in a time where education seems to have regressed in its liberalism, coupled with increased accessibility to information and knowledge, Elizabeth Meyer's Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools: An…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexuality, Gender Issues, Sex
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Duke, Thomas Scott – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This meta-synthesis of empirical and nonempirical literature analyzed 24 journal articles and book chapters that addressed the intersection of disability, [homo]sexuality, and gender identity/expression in P-12 schools, colleges and universities, supported living programs, and other educational and social contexts in Australia, Belgium, Canada,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Journal Articles, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
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O'Connell, Lynn M.; Atlas, Jana G.; Saunders, Anita L.; Philbrick, Rebecca – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Sexual minority students often do not feel safe in school, especially in rural communities, and changes are needed within school environments in order to provide a safe and effective learning environment for all students. Prior to implementing school change, an investigation into the perceptions of educators in public schools in three rural New…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Counties, Homosexuality
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Meyer, Elizabeth J.; Stader, David – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
This article builds on Lugg's (2006) discussion of surveillance in public schools and how queer youth are resisting schools' current efforts to regulate sexual orientation and gender expression in the U.S. and internationally. Legal complaints initiated by queer youth against their schools for harassment and access to extra-curricular activities…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Social Bias
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Schneider, Margaret; Dimito, Anne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2008
This study investigated the experiences of 132 LGBT and heterosexual teachers and school administrators in Ontario, Canada. Participants completed a survey that asked about their comfort addressing LGBT issues in the school setting, how safe they felt, how active they were, and their perceptions of barriers. There were few differences between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Beliefs, Barriers