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Carrara, Sergio; Nascimento, Marcos; Duque, Aline; Tramontano, Lucas – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Diversity in School is a Brazilian initiative that seeks to increase understanding, recognition, respect, and value social and cultural differences through offering an e-learning course on gender, sexuality, and ethnic relations for teachers and school administrators in the public school system. The course and its objectives aim to enable staff…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Homosexuality, Social Bias
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Alexander, Mandi M.; Santo, Jonathan B.; Da Cunha, Josafa; Weber, Lidia; Russell, Stephen T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This study investigated homophobic victimization, teacher support, and school commitment in Brazilian schools. Participants were 339 students, ages 11 to 18 years old, in two public schools in Brazil. Data were obtained using the Brazil Preventing School Harassment Survey. Structural equation modeling revealed that both homophobic and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Costa, Angelo Brandelli; dos Santos, Camila Backes; Rodrigues, Manoela Carpenedo; Nardi, Henrique Caetano – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
In this experience report we describe an event using cinema as a way to promote affirmative actions regarding sexual diversity among psychology undergraduates. As undergraduate students, we identify the need of a debate that could overcome the boundaries of the traditional notions of gender, sexuality and desire, in order to rethink what is…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Psychology