ERIC Number: ED473448
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
It Takes a Team! Making Sports Safe for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Athletes and Coaches. An Education Kit for Athletes, Coaches, and Athletic Directors.
Griffin, Pat; Perrotti, Jeff; Priest, Laurie; Muska, Mike
This educational kit focuses on the safe education of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students. It includes four sections that examine: (1) "Introduction" (e.g., why it is important to address homophobia in sport, educator responsibilities, and who this educational kit is for); (2) "The Core Program: Video and Discussion" (discussion leader preparation, introducing the video, discussion guidelines, discussing the video, discussion questions, handouts following the video and discussion, and evaluation tools); (3) "Additional Information and Handouts" (e.g., laws, policies, and procedures; terms and definitions; case studies; frequently asked questions about LGBT people in sport; guides to handling anti-gay harassment for administrators, educators, families, and students; a guide to handling student harassment at the time that it occurs; and assessing the athletic climate); and (4) "Resources" (books, videos, Web-based resources and organizations, hotlines, and trainers and consultants). (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Women's Sports Foundation.