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Survival and Sexual Identity: Calvin--A Gay Adolescent.

DuBeau, Tania

Abstract: Presents a school principal's interview with a young, gay African American male who was in a special education day school for teens with learning and behavioral problems. Recounts the challenges of growing up as a gay adolescent, including memories of not being accepted and being accepted. Presents examples of survival strategies. (RJM)

Title: Survival and Sexual Identity: Calvin--A Gay Adolescent.
Author: DuBeau, Tania
Journal Citation: Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v6 n1 p22-25 Spr 1997
ISSN: 1089-5701
Publication Year: 1997
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Project Description (141)
Target Audience: Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ559277
Clearinghouse Identifier: CG551669
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: * Adolescents; Blacks; * Coping; * Homosexuality; Individual Power; * Personal Narratives; Resilience [Personality]; Secondary Education; * Sexual Identity

Identifiers: *Survival Skills; Survivors

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