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Author Cianciotto, Jason.
Title LGBT youth in America's schools / Jason Cianciotto and Sean Cahill.
Published Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  LC2575 .C54 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 236 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-226) and index.
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.
Subject Lesbian students -- United States.
Gay students -- United States.
Bisexual students -- United States.
Transgender youth -- Education -- United States.
Sexual minorities -- Education.
Homosexuality and education -- United States.
Related Names Cahill, Sean (Sean Robert)
ISBN 9780472118229 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472118226 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472031405 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472031406 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780472028320 (e-book)
0472028324 (e-book)
OCLC number 764586655