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Luecke, Julie C. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This study documents a school district's coordinated response to an elementary student's social transition from a gender variant boy to a female gender expression. Data were gathered through analysis of journal entries, lesson plans, and interviews with the child, guardian, and district personnel. Stakeholders reported a favorable outlook on the…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Gender Issues, Elementary School Students, Peer Relationship
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Kachgal, Tara M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This article scrutinizes the efforts of a media advocacy group to redress the stigma of youth homosexuality among United States youth: a report published in 2003 by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation called, "How Youth Media Can Help Combat Homophobia Among American Teenagers." The report, authored by Rodger Streitmatter, concluded…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Media Literacy, Social Attitudes, Consciousness Raising
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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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Worthen, Meredith G. F. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
In recent years, many universities across the United States have instituted "ally" programs that have been designed to promote awareness and support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) persons. While such ally programs have emerged at many colleges and are certainly publicly visible, little empirical…
Descriptors: College Students, Homosexuality, Student Experience, Peer Relationship
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Kama, Amit – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
For those acquainted with Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues, "Queer Voices from Japan" can be good reading. But with only 1 of its 22 chapters informative for researchers, those interested in LGBT youth studies will only indirectly gain insight into a non-Western perspective on youth and sexuality.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexuality, Personal Narratives
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Herriot, Lindsay – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in Canadian public schools have gained considerable attention from print media since reports first surfaced in the year 2000. This study tracked and analyzed Canadian newspaper reporting about GSA creation. It summarized the shift in public opinion toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Newspapers, Foreign Countries, Social Attitudes
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Grossman, Arnold H.; D'Augelli, Anthony R.; Frank, John A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
Fifty-five transgender youth described their gender development and some of the stressful life experiences related to their gender identity and gender expression. More than two-thirds of youth reported past verbal abuse by their parents or peers related to their gender identity and nonconformity, and approximately one-fifth to one-third reported…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Sexual Identity, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Rasmussen, Mary Lou – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
"Interrogating Heteronormativity in Primary Schools: The No Outsiders Project" is a book that reflects on a research project based in primary schools and funded by The Economic and Social Research Council of the UK. This text is accompanied by another practice-focused work: "Undoing Homophobia in Primary Schools". The project…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Homosexuality, Social Attitudes, Social Bias
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Ma'ayan, Hadar Dubowsky – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
Tetra is an "out" middle school student. She identifies as a "lesbian," a "tomboy," "butch," an "oddball," and a "geek." These identifications could place her as a marginalized and alienated student. However, Tetra was a successful student, both socially and academically. At her diverse…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Middle School Students, Minority Groups, Females
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Knotts, Greg; Gregorio, Dominic – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This study discusses student responses to curriculum taught by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to choral students in local high schools. The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles's A-LIVE Music Project brings live music and standards-driven curriculum to high school youth with the express purpose of teaching content in innovative ways and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Music, Homosexuality, High School Students
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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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Francis, Dennis; Msibi, Thabo – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This article, a critical review of a module on heterosexism and homophobia, sets out the challenges to be overcome if the oppressive conditions for lesbian, gay, and bisexual students and teachers in South Africa are to be changed. It draws on evidence from student assignments, records of participatory discussions and the notes of the authors, who…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
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Cosier, Kimberly – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Joe Bruns is currently a student in the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The series of work featured in this interview centers on the idea of relationships. Joe explores collective and implicated relationship to the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres through the reuse of paper taken from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Social Attitudes, Interviews
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Graves, Julie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Ressler's "Dramatic Changes" is a powerful guide for anyone brave enough to create a space for young people to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity. Her accessible style and tangible suggestions describe a creative and educationally sound approach to supporting youth in thoughtfully wrestling with one of the most controversial social…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Youth
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Peters, Brian M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
This is an exploration of gay youth subculture and emo boys. The study is a mesh of findings and related theoretical understandings about gay emo subculture, masculinities, style, and alternative gay youth. This study looks at gay male teenagers who identify with emo, a movement that stems from music and aesthetics creating a particular visual for…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Youth, Homosexuality, Aesthetics
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