Understanding Homosexuality, Changing Schools: A Text for Teachers, Counselors, and Administrators

Synopsis

Understanding Homosexuality, written by veteran teacher & university instructor Arthur Lipkin, provides a foundation in gay/lesbian studies & offers models for equity, inclusion, & school reform. It is designed to help teachers, administrators, counselors, & policymakers understand the significance of gay & lesbian issues in education; to aid communication between students & their families; & to facilitate the integration of gay & lesbian families into the school community. This book is also designed to promote the psychological health & development of all students by reducing bigotry, self-hatred, & violence. Bringing together eleven topics related to homosexuality & education, Understanding Homosexuality makes the gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgender experience part of a democratic multicultural vision.