ERIC Number: EJ882908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Reference Count: 42
Moving beyond the Inclusion of LGBT-Themed Literature in English Language Arts Classrooms: Interrogating Heteronormativity and Exploring Intersectionality
Blackburn, Mollie V.; Smith, Jill M.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v53 n8 p625-634 May 2010
This commentary focuses on the shortcomings of LGBT-inclusivity by concentrating on the problem of heteronormativity and the promise of intersectionality. The authors do so with a deliberate focus on adolescents and adults engaging in literacy practices, construed broadly, in both in-school and out-of-school contexts.
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Literacy, Language Arts, Adolescents, Adults, Social Justice, Educational Environment, Consciousness Raising, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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