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Blount, Jackie M. – Journal of School Leadership, 2003
Special issue explores the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgendered (LGBT) public-school administrators. Provides an analysis of ways sexuality has been a central force in shaping school administration. Administrative work paralleled the roles in traditional married households; administrators have been required to demonstrate notably…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lugg, Catherine A. – Journal of School Leadership, 2003
Drawing upon queer legal theory, historical policy analysis, and social, legal, and educational history, explores the legal foundations and maintenance of what is described as the assimilationist imperative for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered administrators working in public schools. (Contains 81 references and 12 case law citations.)…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrators, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Koschoreck, James W. – Journal of School Leadership, 2003
Examines multiple ways in which the normalization of sexuality might be interrogated. Argues that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered faculty and administrators can more effectively contravene the normalizing practices of heterosexism by refusing to remain silent about issues of sexuality. Includes implications for practicing researchers and…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Classroom Environment, Educational Research
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Fraynd, Donald J.; Capper, Colleen A. – Journal of School Leadership, 2003
Indepth interviews with two female and two male school leaders, one of each gender who were "closeted" in their sexuality and one of each who were "open." Foucault's sovereign and disciplinary power and normalization conceptually framed the study. Interviewee's fear of disclosure resulted in reproducing heteronormative power.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Homophobia