The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America's Public Schools

The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America's Public Schools

by Stuart Biegel
     
 

Recognizing the right of LGBT students and educators to be out at school.

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Overview

Recognizing the right of LGBT students and educators to be out at school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816674572
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
09/27/2010
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,303,207
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Stuart Biegel is a member of both the law and education faculties at UCLA. He is the author of Beyond Our Control? Confronting the Limits of Our Legal System in the Age of Cyberspace and Education and the Law. He has also served as director of teacher education and special counsel for the California Department of Education.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Law: The Emergence of the Right to Be Out
1. The Legal Foundations of the Right to Be Out
2. Emerging Rights of LGBT Students: The Impact of Litigation and Legislation
3. Challenges for LGBT Educators: The Tension between Rights on Paper and the Realities of the Classroom
4. Curriculum, Religion, Morality, and Values Part II. Public Policy: Implementing the Right to Be Out
5. Addressing School Climate: Goals and Best Practices
6. Creating Change in the Classroom: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and LGBT Content
7. The Culture of School Sports: From Physical Education to Interscholastic Athletics
8. Confronting the Challenges Faced by Transgender Youth Conclusion Notes Index

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