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Misawa, Mitsunori – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2010
Bullying is a serious problem in contemporary American society. Many adults are now suffering from bullying, which has conventionally been thought of as a childhood behavior. While a general form of bullying has been focused on by contemporary scholars, specific types of bullying (racist bullying and homophobic bullying) have not well been…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Bullying, Homosexuality, Adult Educators
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Schmidt, Steven W.; Githens, Rod P. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2010
The idea for a pre-conference session focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues in human resource development (HRD) seemed an appropriate topic for an international conference on HRD. The LGBT rights movement has been closely linked with the world of work and the opportunities made available through shifts from an agrarian…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Baillie, Pat; Gedro, Julie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
As early as 1983, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgenders (LGBTs) in the San Francisco Bay Area met with the United Way to discuss the needs of the community in the workplace. In 1986, the United Way authorized a board-level task force on LGBT issues, which looked at health and human care concerns. In 1990, Building Bridges was formed…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Sensitivity Training
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Gedro, Julie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
This essay connects part of a life story--mine--with part of a reflection upon practice. Delighted as I was to be invited to write an essay for this journal on the practice of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace training, it became evident to me that in order to fully address LGBT workplace training "practice," it would befit…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Personal Narratives, Gender Bias, Consciousness Raising