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Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education


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Table of Contents

  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Foreword (Arthur Lipkin)
  • Preface
  • Reflections on Growing Up Lesbian in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States
  • Chapter 1. My Story (Rachel Bromley)
  • Chapter 2. What I Would Have Liked My Teachers to Know (Madelaine Imber)
  • Chapter 3. On Being "Queer" (Maayan-Rahel Simon)
  • Chapter 4. Commentaries (Mary Lou Rasmussen, Ronni Sanlo, Jan M. Goodman, and Ide O'Carroll)
  • Chapter 5. Authors' Reactions (Madelaine Imber, Maayan-Rahel Simon, and Rachel Bromley)
  • Reflections on Being Gay in Japan and China
  • Chapter 6. Difficulties Japanese Gay Youth Encounter (Akihiko Komiya and Keiko Ofuji [Translator])
  • Chapter 7. Growing Up Gay in China (Rodge Q. Fann)
  • Chapter 8. Commentaries (Kevin Jennings, Kathleen Quinlivan, Peter Dankmeijer, William F. Pinar, and Keith Goddard)
  • Chapter 9. Authors' Reactions (Rodge Q. Fann and Akihiko Komiya)
  • Chapter 10. School Experiences of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (Sarah E. Holmes and Sean Cahill)
  • How Many GLBT Youth Are There?
  • GLBT Youth of Color
  • Education Policies Affecting GLBT Students
  • Anti-GLBT Harassment and Violence in the Nation's Schools
  • Children of GLBT Parents in Schools
  • Strength and Resiliency of GLBT Students
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 11. The Research Terrain: A Brief Overview of the Historical Framework for LGBTQ Studies in Education (Laura A. Szalacha)
  • School Climate
  • LGBTQ Educational Research and Scholarship
  • Queer Theories
  • Chapter 12. Bullying and Homophobia in Canadian Schools: The Politics of Policies, Programs, and Educational Leadership (Gerald Walton)
  • Bullying As Political
  • "Safety" for Some, but Not for All
  • A Call for Leadership in Schools
  • Chapter 13. Serving the Needs of Transgendered College Students (Brett Beemyn)
  • A Note on Language
  • Trans-Sexology
  • Transgender in College
  • Institutional Support for Transgender Students
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 14. It's Elementary in Appalachia: Helping Prospective Teachers and Their Students Understand Sexuality and Gender (Patti Capel Swartz)
  • Challenging Teachers in Appalachia
  • Confronting Prejudice in the Classroom
  • Writing Through Homophobia
  • Connecting Oppressions
  • Parents and Families
  • Challenging Dominant Thinking
  • Heterosexual Teachers' Responsibilities
  • Pedagogical and Personal Struggles
  • Chapter 15. A School-Based Program to Improve Life Skills and to Prevent HIV Infection in Multicultural Transgendered Youth in Hawaii (P. Jayne Bopp and Timothy R. Juday)
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Chapter 16. Describing Roles That Gay-Straight Alliances Play in Schools: From Individual Support to School Change (Pat Griffin, Camille Lee, Jeffrey Waugh, and Chad Beyer)
  • Setting, Participants, Data Collection, and Analysis
  • Roles GSAs Play in Schools
  • Discussion
  • Chapter 17. Some Challenges Facing Queer Youth Programs in Urban High Schools: Racial Segregation and Denormalizing Whiteness (Lance Trevor McCready)
  • Racial Segregation
  • Normalization of Whiteness
  • Developing an Awareness of the Relationship Between Contexts and Participation
  • Denormalizing Whiteness
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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