ERIC Number: ED397002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Coming Out of the Classroom Closet: Gay and Lesbian Students, Teachers and Curricula.
Harbeck, Karen M., Ed.
This book presents a collection of 10 research reports and essays on homosexuality and education. After an introduction by Karen M. Harbeck, chapters include: (1) "Addressing the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth: The Origins of PROJECT 10 and School-Based Intervention" (Virginia Uribe and Karen M. Harbeck); (2) "Educators, Homosexuality, and Homosexual Students: Are Personal Feelings Related to Professional Beliefs?" (James T. Sears); (3) "Liberal Attitudes and Homophobic Acts: The Paradoxes of Homosexual Experience in a Liberal Institution" (William P. Norris); (4) "Gay and Lesbian Educators: Past History/Future Prospects" (Karen M. Harbeck); (5) "Living in Two Worlds: The Identity Management Strategies Used by Lesbian Physical Educators" (Sherry E. Woods and Karen M. Harbeck); (6) "From Hiding Out to Coming Out: Empowering Lesbian and Gay Educators" (Pat Griffin); (7) "Images of Gays and Lesbians in Sexuality and Health Textbooks" (Mariamne H. Whatley); (8) "Teaching Lesbian/Gay Development: From Oppression to Exceptionality" (Anthony R. D'Augelli); (9) "Educating Mental Health Professionals About Gay and Lesbian Issues" (Bianca Cody Murphy); and (10) "HIV Education for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth: Personal Risk, Personal Power, and the Community of Conscience" (Kevin Cranston). (Individual chapters contain references.) (PB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Bisexuality, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Individual Development, Lesbianism, Minority Group Children, Minority Group Teachers, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Social Bias, Student Characteristics, Student Rights, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Opinion Papers
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