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Fighting the Silence: How To Support Your Gay and Straight Students.

Bott, C. J.

Abstract: Describes how staff members at one school instituted a gay/straight alliance (gsa). Cites books that can help educate people on the issues. Discusses initial preparations; advertisement of the meetings; establishment of ground rules; speakers; implementation of a staff in-service; the importance of straight allies; and ways teachers and librarians can help. (Contains a list of recommended resources.) (AEF)

Title: Fighting the Silence: How To Support Your Gay and Straight Students.
Author: Bott, C. J.
Journal Citation: Voice of Youth Advocates, v23 n1 p22,24,26 Apr 2000
ISSN: ISSN-0160-4201
Publication Year: 2000
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Project Description (141)
Target Audience: Policymakers
ERIC Identifier: EJ611712
Clearinghouse Identifier: IR541986
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: Bisexuality; Educational Practices; Elementary Secondary Education; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; Lesbianism; * Program Development; * Program Implementation; Sexuality; Social Bias; Teacher Role

Identifiers: Homosexual Rights

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