Search results for: LGBTQ
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This article focuses on the post-compulsory educational choices of non-heterosexual young people in Finland. The article argues that, in addition to class and gender, sexuality is another relevant factor affecting processes related to educational and career choices. Based on interviews and stories produced with young non-heterosexual people, the article analyze how gender, class and sexual orientation were constructed as meaningful in the educational choices these young people made.
Updated: Oct. 29, 2010
Interns in a US teacher education program were surveyed regarding their attitudes towards diversity, particularly issues of sexuality, and their feelings of “cultural competence” around diversity. The survey also examined the repertoires of practices and resources that the students feel prepared to draw on in their work with middle and high schools students. Analysis of course materials provided insight into distinctions between anti-homophobia and LGBTQ-ally stances among students.
Updated: Aug. 17, 2010
Drawn from a larger study examining the experiences of lesbian teachers working in high schools across New South Wales (NSW), Australia, this article examines the ways in which interpersonal anti-lesbian harassment marginalises lesbian teachers. Although anti-lesbian harassment can silence individuals, this paper illustrates that it also serves to catalyse the active embodiment and expression of sexual subjectivity.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2010
This article, grounded in activism, documents the authors’ collaborative participatory research on the effects of privatized public education on queers. This article highlights how education is being re-formed through appeals to 'private choice' and at the same time select public issues are devalued by being called private and outside the bounds of normative 'professional' attention.
Updated: Jul. 13, 2010
In thinking through an 'after-queer', the authors identify and seek to account for particular habits of thought that are often associated with queer research in education and queer research about young people. The authors trace certain traditions that frame queer research and consider the proper subjects, aims, and locations of such research projects. The authors contend that these habits of thought require further interrogation because they are intrinsic to researchers' visions of their own research and to the constitution of fields of research in the broader research imagination.
Updated: Jul. 04, 2010