Safe Spaces: Making Schools and Communities Welcoming to LGBT Youth

Type
Book
ISBN 10
0313393680 
ISBN 13
9780313393686 
Category
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Edition
 
Publication Year
2011 
Publisher
Pages
192 
Tags
Philosophy, Social Psychology & Interactions, Social Psychology & Interactions, Gay & Lesbian, Sociology, Philosophy & Social Aspects, Educational Philosophy, Gay & Lesbian Studies, Psychology, Sociology 
Abstract
 
Description
Based on extensive research, recent events, and numerous first-person accounts, this revealing book illuminates both the challenges and triumphs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, and offers effective strategies for combating LGBT marginalization in our nation's schools and communities.• More than 80 real-life narratives, drawn from the stories of 100 people, including students, family members, educators, and community leaders• A "Queerossary" of dozens of key terms, including multiple definitions for terms with specific meanings within the LGBT community• A bibliography of academic, policy, and news materials related to LGBT issues• More than 50 action steps readers can use to create safe spaces for LGBT youth• Reflection Points provide questions and statements that offer readers an opportunity to reflect upon the ways a particular topic or issue relates to their lives• An appendix listing LGBT resources - from Amzon 
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