ERIC Number: EJ892763
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Identifying and Correctly Labeling Sexual Prejudice, Discrimination, and Oppression
Dermer, Shannon B.; Smith, Shannon D.; Barto, Korenna K.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n3 p325-331 Sum 2010
To effectively work with and advocate for lesbians, gay men, and their families, one has to be aware of the individual, relational, and societal forces that may negatively affect them. The focus of this article is to familiarize the reader with terminology used to identify and label sexual prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. The pros and cons of both historically used language and newer terminology are discussed.
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Social Justice, Advocacy, Social Influences, Vocabulary, Language Usage
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