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ERIC Number: EJ833208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
Transgender across the Curriculum: A Psychology for Inclusion
Case, Kim A.; Stewart, Briana; Tittsworth, Josephine
Teaching of Psychology, v36 n2 p117-121 Apr 2009
Neumann (2005) called for an analysis of marginalization and inclusion of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students in psychology. As psychology instructors begin to infuse such content, the curriculum still overwhelmingly neglects the transgender community. This invisibility of transgender people within psychology courses allows for perpetuation of myths, stereotypes, and oppression of this particular population. Transgender inclusion requires efforts to eliminate bias in the classroom, such as derogatory comments and jokes, as well as faculty self-education with regard to the appropriate terminology for transgender subgroups. By infusing relevant transgender content into lectures and reading materials, instructors contribute to normalizing transgender issues for an inclusive curriculum. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Language: English
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