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LGBT youth in America's schools

Author: Jason Cianciotto; Sean Cahill
Publisher: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2012.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
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"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."--Publisher's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Cianciotto; Sean Cahill
ISBN: 9780472118229 0472118226 9780472031405 0472031406 9780472028320 0472028324
OCLC Number: 764586655
Description: 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1. A comprehensive review of social science research on LGBT youth and their experiences in school. 1. "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" --
2. A grave picture of harassment and violence in schools: "You're so gay" : a profile of Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover ; Gay student sues schools and wins $900K settlement : a profile of Jamie Nabozny. Section 2. A comprehensive review of school-based practices and federal, state, and local laws and policies that affect LGBT students. 3. Federal, state, and local policy interventions: School held liable for failing to protect students from harassment : a profile of Alana Flores --
4. 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. --
5. 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 --
6. Sex education, abstinence-only programs, and HIV prevention: Lesbian youth killed in Newark: a profile of Sakia Gunn. Section 3. A research agenda to guide and inform future policy. 7. Political and methodological issues affecting research on LGBT youth: Murdered in the classroom : a profile of Lawrence King --
8. 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 --
9. Conclusion and policy recommendations : making it better for LGBT students.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Responsibility: Jason Cianciotto and Sean Cahill.
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