LGBT Youth in America's Schools

ISBN-10: 0472031406
ISBN-13: 9780472031405
Edition: 2012
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 4/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Jason Cianciotto and Sean Cahill, experts on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public policy advocacy, combine an accessible review of social science research with analyses of school practices and local, state, and federal laws that affect LGBT students. In addition, portraits of LGBT youth and their experiences with discrimination at school bring human faces to the issues the authors discuss.This is an essential guide for teachers, school administrators, guidance counselors, and social workers interacting with students on a daily basis; school board members and officials determining school policy; nonprofit advocates and providers of social services to youth; and academic scholars, graduate students, and researchers training the next generation of school administrators and informing future policy and practice.

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A Comprehensive Review of Social Science Research on LGBT Youth and Their Experiences in School
Introduction
"Outed" by His Guidance Counselor and Forced to Read Aloud from the Bible at School: A Profile of Thomas McLaughlin
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth: A Critical Population
From Isolation to Activism: A Profile of Louie Garay
Judge Rules That School Must Allow Transgender Youth to Express Her Gender Identity While Attending School: A Profile of "Pat Doe"
A Grave Picture of Harassment and Violence in Schools
"You're So Gay": A Profile of Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover
Gay Student Sues School and Wins $900K Settlement: A Profile of Jamie Nabozny
A Comprehensive Review of School-Based Practices and Federal, State, and Local Laws and Policies That Affect LGBT Students
Federal, State, and Local Policy Interventions
School Held Liable for Failing to Protect Students from Harassment: A Profile of Alarm Flores
School-Based Programs and Practices
GSA in Utah Fights for Its Right to Meet at School: A Profile of Kelli Peterson
From Group Home to Harvey Milk High: A Profile of Luis A.
The No Child Left Behind Act and LGBT Students
Lesbian Youth Takes Control of Her Life with the Help of the Harvey Milk High School: A Profile of Tenaja Jordan
Sex Education, Abstinence-Only Programs, and HIV Prevention
Lesbian Youth Killed in Newark: A Profile of Sakia Gunn
A Research Agenda to Guide and Inform Future Policy
Political and Methodological Issues Affecting Research/on LGBT Youth
Murdered in the Classroom: A Profile of Lawrence King
The Need for Research on Understudied LGBT Populations
A Cry for Help on Deaf Ears: A Profile of Jayron Martin
More than Just the Gay Football Team Captain: A Profile of Corey Johnson
Conclusion and Policy Recommendations: Making It Better for LGBT Students
Notes
Bibliography
Further Reading
Case Law Citations
Index

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