The Silent Minority: Rethinking Our Commitment to Gay and Lesbian Youth.Uribe, Virginia
Abstract: Homosexual middle schoolers are at risk of dropping out because of frequent discriminatory practices by teachers and students. After defining homosexuality, the article discusses homosexual adolescents and their developmental issues, noting implications and strategies for middle schools. Los Angeles' Project 10, which addresses the needs of homosexual students, is described. (SM)
Title: The Silent Minority: Rethinking Our Commitment to Gay and Lesbian Youth.
Author: Uribe, Virginia
Journal Citation: Theory into Practice, v33 n3 p167-72 Sum 1994
Publication Year: 1994
Document Type: Position Paper (120); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ497052
Clearinghouse Identifier: SP523846
Available from: UMI
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).
Descriptors: * Adolescent Development; * Demonstration Programs; Dropout Characteristics; Early Adolescents; Educational Change; High Risk Students; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Junior High School Students; * Lesbianism; * Middle Schools
Identifiers: *Los Angeles Unified School District CA