ERIC Number: EJ573233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Young, Female, and Gay: Lesbian Students and the School Environment.
Underwood, Jackie; Black, Janet
Professional School Counseling, v1 n3 p15-20 Feb 1998
Challenging obstacles that adolescent lesbians encounter are described; strategies for creating a supportive environment for students forming their adolescent identity, regardless of sexual orientation, are presented. Homophobia, identity development, isolation and passing, coming out, and minority issues are discussed. Direct intervention, staff development, and "school environment" strategies are offered. (EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "Sexual Minority Youth and the School Counselor."