ERIC Number: ED427802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender College Students: A Handbook for Faculty and Administrators. The Greenwood Educator's Reference Collection.
Sanlo, Ronni L., Ed.
This handbook is designed to guide faculty and administrators in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) college students. It brings together the varied viewpoints of people concerned with providing appropriate services to LGBT students on college campuses. The book's 42 chapters discuss topics of special interest for faculty and administrative decision makers and are divided into the following eleven sections: (1) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students: Who Are They and What Do They Need?; (2) Special People/Special Places, providing insight into residence halls, library collections, and campus life; (3) Career Planning and Advising; (4) LGBT Health Issues on Campus; (5) LGBT Issues in Athletics; (6) The Faculty and the Classroom; (7) Administration and Policy; (8) LGBT Student Leadership and Organizations; (9) Programs and Possibilities; (10) Unique Institutions, including religious affiliations; and (11) Technology and the Lavender Web, which provides a resource of Websites and e-mail addresses. Each of the above chapters contains essays by authors whose perspectives vary according to gender, ethnicity, and age. Tables 1 through 16 include a model of Lesbian/Gay identity formation, role reversal exercises, heterosexism case studies, strategies for change in athletics, commonly asked questions, religious groups by denomination who affirm LGBT people, and a dialogue about religious-spiritual identities and sexual-affectional identities. Contains more than 300 references. (AS)
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Change, Educational Resources, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Student Needs
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($75).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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