Young, Gay...and Ignored?Fischer, Debra
Abstract: Examines the failure of libraries to meet the information needs of gay and lesbian adolescents. Reviews research in homosexuality and the development of homosexual identities. Discusses library services for gays and lesbians, the experience of gays and lesbians in secondary schools, and the role of the school library; provides a content analysis of young adult fiction. (AEF)
Title: Young, Gay...and Ignored?
Author: Fischer, Debra
Journal Citation: Orana, v31 n4 p220-32 Nov 1995
Note: Journal availability: Australian Library and Information Assn., PO Box E441, Queen Victoria Terrace 2600, Australia.
Publication Year: 1995
Document Type: Evaluative Report (142); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Teachers and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ518485
Clearinghouse Identifier: IR532444
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Descriptors: * Adolescent Literature; * Adolescents; * Homosexuality; Lesbianism; * Library Role; * Library Services; School Libraries; Secondary Education; Social Bias; * User Needs [Information]