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Roberts, Leah Marion; Marx, Robert A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Schools across the United States have taken up the task of 'protecting' lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth, but their reliance on identity-based antidiscrimination policies may reinscribe power inequities. While previous scholarship critiques and cautions against such protectionist approaches, this paper explores why such…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Toomey, Russell B.; McGeorge, Christi R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Heterosexism and cis-sexism are still pervasive in the sports context despite growing national acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) identities in the U.S. This study used a person-centered approach to identify unobserved profiles of 159 college student athletes' LGBTQ ally identity salience and LGBTQ ally engagement…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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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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Steck, Andy K.; Perry, David R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
The U.S. secondary school environment often is hostile and exclusionary toward LGBTQ students. Queer theoretical perspectives have served as the conceptual foundation for a phenomenographic study exploring seven high school administrators' perceptions of their experiences with Gay-Straight Alliances. The study results support prior research that…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Educational Environment
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Magic, Jasna; Maljevac, Simon – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Research has highlighted that during school, European lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth experience significantly higher levels of discrimination and verbal, physical, and sexual violence in comparison with their heterosexual peers. Slovenian youth are not exempt from this experience. While the educational system is exclusively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Baruch-Dominguez, Ricardo; Infante-Xibille, Cesar; Saloma-Zuñiga, Claudio E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Homophobic and transphobic bullying, through teasing, physical violence, and other forms of aggression, is a problem that affects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at all levels of education. Even though there have been legal changes in Mexico to protect human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, schools are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Bias, National Surveys, Sexual Orientation
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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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Graybill, Emily C.; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel; Dever, Bridget V.; Greenberg, Daphne; Roach, Andrew T.; Morillas, Catalina – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Using an ecological model, the individual-, school-, and sociocultural-level characteristics that affect gay-straight alliance (GSA) advisors were examined in the current study. The formation of GSAs has been one way that schools have sought to improve the school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. Limited information…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Clubs
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Nicolazzo, Z. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Critically analyzing films allows for the interrogation of how such binaries as normal/abnormal, good/bad, and moral/immoral are culturally (re)inscribed, who sets the boundaries of what is deemed socially legible, and who gets to decide where these boundaries are set. This article utilizes critical discourse analysis to explore the transgender…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Sexual Identity, Gender Issues, Films
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Lester, Jasmine Z. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Effective social justice movements, including those at the level of children's literature, address the ways different forms of oppression intersect and affect the experiences of diverse queer identities. Children's literature can help combat heteronormative discourse by instilling at a young age the inherent value of all people.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Homosexuality, Social Bias, Picture Books
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Crowhurst, Michael; Emslie, Michael – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Demographic data on students are now routinely collected in universities. However, these data do not include information on sexual orientation and gender identity. In Australia there has been public resistance to tracking the enrollment and retention of gay, lesbian, and transgender people in tertiary education. This article interrogates this…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Iverson, Susan V.; Seher, Christin – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Despite the proliferation of educational interventions and attitude change strategies, the prevalence of homophobia and widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people on college campuses persists. This study investigates the impact of theatre on changes in college students' attitudes. Using a pre- and…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Drama, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Cover, Rob – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Despite the increasing social tolerance accorded nonheterosexual persons in many Western countries, queer youth suicide rates remain high. This opens the need to question not only how broad social conditions continue to make lives unlivable for many queer youth but whether queer community formations and representations that emerge within a…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Social Bias, Social Attitudes
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Rands, Kat – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming youth in schools involves changes at all levels of education. Gender-complex education, or education that takes into consideration the existence and experiences of transgender and gender-nonconforming people, should be a basic and pervasive part of curricula and should be seen as critical for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Gender Issues, Sexual Orientation, Identification (Psychology)
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