Queer Education Around the World

February 2010
Our Schools / Our Selves;Winter2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p149
Academic Journal
The article examines the issue of homophobia and sexuality education in schools. The author reports that research from Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Canada and the U.S. reveals that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) students are subject to greater risk for verbal and physical harassment by their peers. The author also discovered that teachers and researchers also consider heteronormativity as a problem in schools.


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