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School-Based Programs Addressing Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Youth Issues.

Rienzo, Barbara A.; And Others

Abstract: Homosexual adolescents are at risk within schools for many health problems. Hostile school environments can often exacerbate their problems. This article summarizes research on issues related to youth sexual orientation, noting controversies surrounding school involvement in the United States and describing programs instituted by school communities to alleviate such problems. (SM)

Title: School-Based Programs Addressing Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Youth Issues.
Author: Rienzo, Barbara A.; And Others
Journal Citation: Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance, v33 n2 p20-25 Win 1997
ISSN: 1091-2193
Publication Year: 1997
Document Type: Review Literature (070); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Policymakers and Administrators and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ540300
Clearinghouse Identifier: SP525931
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: * Comprehensive School Health Education; * Educational Environment; * High Risk Students; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Inservice Teacher Education; * Politics of Education; Role Models; School Counseling; School Policy; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Social Support Groups

Identifiers: Psychosocial Factors

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