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Graves, Julie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Ressler's "Dramatic Changes" is a powerful guide for anyone brave enough to create a space for young people to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity. Her accessible style and tangible suggestions describe a creative and educationally sound approach to supporting youth in thoughtfully wrestling with one of the most controversial social…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Youth
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Whitlock, Reta Ugena – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
"Mama's Boy; Preacher's Son" is Kevin Jennings's autobiographical account of growing up gay in the Southern United States. In his memoir, Jennings shares formative experiences relating to his impoverished childhood and his career as teacher and social activist. His rich description of the influence of family relationships on his personal…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Homosexuality, Sons, Autobiographies
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Cappucci, John – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Stephan Cohen provides a unique comparative study of three queer youth groups that were active in New York City during the early 1970s, including Gay Youth, Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), and Gay International Youth Society at George Washington High School. Cohen focuses on these three groups due to the related characteristics…
Descriptors: Ideology, Social Change, Homosexuality, Comparative Analysis