ERIC Number: ED475022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses.
Cramer, Elizabeth P., Ed.
The chapters in this collection present an approach to changing attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students, faculty, and staff on college campuses. The book explores a wide range of subjects and contains basic tools to establish programs for LGBT students. The chapters of part 1, "The Campus Environment: Campus-Wide Programs and Policies," are: (1) "Allies in the Struggle: Eradicating Homophobia and Heterosexism on Campus" (Tricia Draughn, Becki Ellise, and Rakhi Roy); (2) "Weaving a Wide Net: The Benefits of Integrating Campus Projects To Combat Homophobia" (Linda Garber); (3) "The Experiences of Lesbian and Bisexual Women in College Residence Halls: Implications for Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism" (Nancy J. Evans and Ellen M. Briodo); and (4) "Updating College and University Campus Policies: Meeting the Needs of Trans Students, Staff, and Faculty" (Lydia A. Sausa). Part 2, "Attitude Assessment and Change," contains: (5) "The Role of Lay Theories of the Etiologies of Homosexuality in Attitudes towards Lesbians and Gay Men" (Erin C. Hewitt and Leslea D. Moore); (6) "A Study of Attitudes toward Sexuality Issues among Health Care Students in Australia" (Mairwen Kathleen Jones, Rosemary Anne Pynor, Gerard Sullivan, and Patricia Weerakoon); (7) "Lesbians, Gays, and Religion: Strategies for Challenging Belief Systems" (Bernie Sue Newman); and (8) "A Lesbian/Straight Team Approach to Changing Attitudes toward Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People" (Becky J. Liddle and Angela M. Stowe). Part 3, "Practitioner Training Programs," contains: (9) "Practitioner Training for Counseling Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients" (Melissa A. Lidderdale); (10) "Policy and Practice: A Holistic Approach to Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism among Social Work Students" (Lori Messenger); (11) "Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism in the Mental Health Classroom: An Intersubjective Frame for Learning" (Susanne Bennett); (12) "Homophobia and Academic Freedom" (David Moshman); (13) "From Homophobia and Heterosexism to Heteronormativity: Toward the Development of a Model of Queer Interventions in the University Classroom" (Gust A. Yep); (14) "Transcending Heteronormativity in the Classroom: Using Queer and Critical Pedagogies To Alleviate Trans-Anxieties" (Karen E. Lovaas, Lina Baroudi, and S. M. Collins); (15)"Journeying Together: Three Voices on the Process of Making the Invisible Visible" (Frederique Chevillot, Susan S. Manning, and Paula D. Nesbitt); (16) "Teaching about Heterosexism and Creating an Empathic Experience of Homophobia" (Patricia Little and Marcia Marx); (17) "Beyond Empathy: Confronting Homophobia in Critical Education Courses" (Catherine Taylor); (18) "The Family Lecture" (Nancy E. Rose); (19) "Teaching the Teachers: Confronting Homophobia and Heterosexism in Teacher Education Programs" (Anne Zavalkoff); and (20) "Feature Films and Documentaries List" (compiled by Patricia Little and Marcia Marx). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bisexuality, College Faculty, College Students, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Program Development
Harrington Park Press, The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580 (clothbound: ISBN-1-56023-304-4, $49.95; paperback: ISBN-1-56023-305-2, $24.95). Tel: 800-429-6784 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-895-0582 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.haworthpress.com/store.
Publication Type: Books
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Note: Simultaneously published as "Journal of Lesbian Studies," v6 n3/4 2002.