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Shoshilou, Panayiota A.; Vasiliou, Elena – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
A review of the academic and lay literature concerning Cyprus reveals that homophobia is prevalent throughout society. This research aimed to investigate homophobia through the narratives of educators. Twenty-three teachers were randomly selected out of the pool of volunteers in a training project. Aspects of homophobia previously reported in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Social Bias, Bullying
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Passani, Antonella; Debicki, Marie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This article presents the research results of the European co-funded project NISO: Fighting Homophobia Through Active Citizenship and Media Education. The project combined research and non-formal education activities in four European countries: Belgium, Estonia, Italy and the Netherlands. The research intended to identify and analyze high school…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Attitudes
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Jones, Tiffany – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Australian education is delivered through government and independent systems. This article discusses how education policies on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer students in these different sectors have affected school climates. It describes how previously published policy analysis and survey data on Australian gay, lesbian,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Eick, Uri; Rubinstein, Tanya; Hertz, Shai; Slater, Aylon – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Hoshen, the Hebrew acronym for "Education & Change", is a nonprofit, nationwide education and information center for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Israel. The main educational method Hoshen uses is the personal story told by volunteers. The present study aimed to examine whether this activity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Cornu, Christophe – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools can have a serious effect on children and young people subjected to it at a crucial moment in their lives. It is an obstacle to the right to education, which is one of the basic universal human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and various United Nations Conventions. This…
Descriptors: Bullying, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Reygan, Finn – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
The limited research indicates that homophobia is widespread in South African schools and that schools are ill-prepared to challenge homophobic bullying. In this context, using Kumashiro's antioppressive educational framework, the author outlines the process of developing an antihomophobic educational resource for use in South African schools, its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Safety, Bullying, Homosexuality
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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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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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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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Callaghan, Tonya D. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Drawing from the author's 5-year, multimethod qualitative study, this article argues that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students in Canadian Catholic schools are not inherently mentally ill, passive victims in need of special Catholic pastoral care; instead, they are activists who strongly resist homophobic oppression in school.…
Descriptors: Resistance (Psychology), Catholic Schools, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Lewis, Marilyn W.; Ericksen, Kirsten S. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students attending an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) may experience bullying. Using snowball sampling, the authors recruited six LGBTQ students for a focus group to learn how they perceived their HBCU campus atmosphere toward LGBTQ students. Thirty faculty…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Poteat, V. Paul; Scheer, Jillian R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and heterosexual youth from diverse backgrounds. Although some attention has been given to youth members in general, little attention has been given to adult advisors. Among 47 GSA advisors from 33 high schools (39 cisgender female, 8 cisgender male), the authors…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Homosexuality, High School Students, Organizations (Groups)
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Swanson, Katie; Gettinger, Maribeth – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This study focused on the association between 3 school-level supports for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and teachers' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward LGBT youth. Framed within social support theory, the study used survey method with a sample of 98 teachers in Grades 6-12. The purpose was to examine the relation…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Teacher Attitudes, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Kwok, Diana K. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Heterosexism faced by sexual minority (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer/questioning [LGBQ]) students has been extensively studied internationally in the past 2 decades but has only recently received attention from Hong Kong Chinese society. Chinese LGBQ students are not guaranteed to be included in Hong Kong schools, where antidiscrimination…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Foreign Countries, Sexual Orientation, Social Discrimination
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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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