ERIC Number: ED423493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Beyond Oppression: Opening the Door to Lesbian, Gay, Transgender & Bisexual Youth.
Youthquest! Lesbian and Gay Youth Society of British Columbia provides secure, supportive and comfortable social venues where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth can meet and explore the social, historic, intellectual, and emotional reality of their identity. The4 organization also provides education and information, and promote dialogue and understanding between youth of diverse orientations and backgrounds. This publication provides information and a creative outlet in a newsletter format. Topics include (1) mission statement and explanation of language; (2) index and society information; (3) "Elegy to a Queer Kid," poem by Roisin Mongey; (4) "Oppression: Reality 101"; (5) "Cursed," poem by Nothing Wolfe; (6) "Validation"; (7) "Organization," which provides information about Youthquest drop-in resource center programs, including volunteer protocols, positions, committees and working groups, community partners and resources; (8) "To Justify Hate-Four Little Lies," an article regarding policies and data sources on homosexuality in British Columbia, which includes a glossary and bibliography. (EMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bisexuality, Foreign Countries, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Sexual Identity, Social Development, Young Adults, Youth Programs
Youthquest!, 1959 Langan Ave., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada V3C 1L1; Tel: 604-944-6293; Fax: 604-944-6295; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/9992
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Youthquest! Lesbian and Gay Youth Society of British Columbia, Port Coquitlam.
Identifiers - Location: Canada