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Teaching on the Edge: The Psychology of Sexual Orientation.

Bohan, Janis S.

Abstract: Describes the development and execution of a course entitled, "The Psychology of Sexual Orientation," the purpose of which is to examine the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals in a thoughtful, scholarly, and informative manner. Course content addresses a broad range of issues including sexual norms, heterosexism, homophobia, and coming out. (MJP)

Title: Teaching on the Edge: The Psychology of Sexual Orientation.
Author: Bohan, Janis S.
Journal Citation: Teaching of Psychology, v24 n1 p27-32 1997
ISSN: 0098-6283
Publication Year: 1997
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Project Description (141)
Target Audience: Teachers and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ548216
Clearinghouse Identifier: SO529000
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Descriptors: Advocacy; Anxiety; * Change Strategies; College Instruction; * Consciousness Raising; * Controversial Issues [Course Content]; Higher Education; * Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Labeling [of Persons]; Lesbianism; Negative Attitudes; Outcomes of Education; * Psychology; Social Action; Social Bias; Stereotypes

Identifiers: American Psychological Association

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