ERIC Number: ED413385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Public Policy Issues. A Citizen's and Administrator's Guide to the New Cultural Struggle.
Swan, Wallace K., Ed.
The essays in this collection portray the cultural struggle that is taking place in the United States between those who support a variety of high-priority gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender initiatives and those who strongly oppose them. These issues revolve around the workplace, youth and education, relationships and legal rights, and discriminatory practices. The following essays are included: (1) "Religion in American Politics and the Religious Right" (Paul Mazur); (2) "Workplaces, Schools, Partnerships, and Justice: An Intersection that Causes Confrontation" (Wallace Swan); (3) "The Workplace Movement" (Wallace Swan); (4) "The Impact of Lesbian/Gay Sensitive Policies on the Behavior and Health of Lesbians in the Workplace" (Carol Ardell Burgess); (5) "Struggling To Keep a Roof over My Head" (Karen Bjorkman); (6) "Sexual Orientation Issues Impact K-12 Education" (Lyle Rossman); (7) "Public Schools: A Battleground in the Cultural War" (Tracy Phariss); (8) "Making the Invisible Visible: Organizing Resources for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in School and Communities" (John Yoakam); (9) "Domestic Partners: The Legalization of Alternative Families" (Wallace Swan); (10) "Same-Sex Marriages" (Wallace Swan); (11) "The Agenda for Justice" (Wallace Swan); and (12) "Criminal Justice Interventions Impacting Gays and Lesbians" (Wallace Swan). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Bisexuality, Civil Rights, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Family Structure, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Legislation, Lesbianism, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Public Schools, Religion, Social Discrimination
Harrington Park Press, Imprint of The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Community; Practitioners
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