Article | Confero: Essays on Education, Philosophy and Politics | Queer spawn on school

Title:
Queer spawn on school
Author:
Rachel Epstein: LGBTQ Parenting Network, Sherbourne Health Centre,Toronto, Ontario Becky Idems: School of Social Work, McMaster, University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Adinne Schwartz: Toronto, Canada
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.13v1i21e
Read article:
Full article (pdf)
Year:
2013
Volume:
1
Issue:
2
Pages:
173-209
No. of pages:
37
Publication type:
Article
Published:
2013-11-18


This article is about the school experiences of young people with LGBTQ parents. Based on 31 interviews with youth, ages 10 – 18, the article attempts to summarize what these young people had to say about the challenges they encounter in school, and the strategies they adopt in the face of them.

Volume 1, Issue: 2, Article 7, 2013

Author:
Rachel Epstein, Becky Idems, Adinne Schwartz
Title:
Queer spawn on school:
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.13v1i21e
References:
  • Baker, Jean. How Homophobia Hurts Children: Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School and in the Community. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2002.

  • Canfield-Lenfest, Monica. Kids of Trans Resource Guide. San Fransisco. COLAGE (People with a lesbian gay bisexual ransgender or queer parent). www.colage.org, 2008.
  • D’Augelli, Anthony. Consequences of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth victimization in schools. Symposium presented t the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999.
  • Garner, Abigail. Families like mine: Children of gay parents tell it like it is. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2004.
  • Goodenow, Carol and Tim Hack. Risks facing gay, lesbian, and bisexual high school adolescents: The Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Paper presented at the 106th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Fransisco, California, 1998.
  • Gustavson, Malena, and Irina Schmitt. Culturally queer, silenced in school? http://lup.lub.lu.se/luur/download?func=downloadFile&recordOId=1786362&fileOId=3157922, Retrieved, 2011.
  • Israel, Barbara, Amy Schulz, Edith Parker and Adam Becker. “Review of Community-Based Research: Assessing partnership approaches to improve public health.” Annual Review of Public Health 19 (1998): 173-202. doi: 10.1146/annurev.publhealth.19.1.173 PMid:9611617
  • Kuvalanka, Katherine, and Abbie Goldberg. “‘Second generation’ voices: Queer youth with lesbian/bisexual mothers.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 38.7 (2008): 904-919. doi: 10.1007/s10964-008-9327-2 PMid:19636735
  • Renold, Emma. “Presumed Innocence: (Hetero)sexual, heterosexist an homophobic harassment among primary school girls and boys.” Childhood 9.4 (2002):415-434. doi: 10.1177/0907568202009004004
  • Russell, Stephen, Hinda Seif, and Nhan Truong (2001) “School outcomes of sexual minority youth in the United States: evidence from a national study.” Journal of Adolescence 24.1 (2001):111-127. doi: 10.1006/jado.2000.0365 PMid:11259074
  • Ryan, Caitlin. “‘How Do You Spell Family?’: Literacy, Heteronormativity, and Young Children of Lesbian Mothers.” Dissertation, Doctor of Philosophy, Education: Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 2010.
  • Savin-Williams, Ritch. “Verbal and physical abuse as stressor in the lives of lesbian, gay male, and bisexual youths: Associations with school problems, running away, substance abuse, prostitution and suicide.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 62.2 (1994):261-269. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.62.2.261 PMid:8201062
  • Taylor, Catherine and Tracey Peter with TL McMinn, Tara Elliot, Stacey Beldom, Allison Ferry, Zoe Gross, Sarah Paquin, and Kevin Schacter. Every class in every school: The first national climate survey on homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia in Canadian schools. Final report. Toronto, Ontario: Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, 2011.
  • Thurlow, Crispin. “Naming the ‘outsider within’: homophobic pejoratives and the verbal abuse of lesbian, gay and bisexual high-school pupils.” Journal of Adolescence 24.1 (2001): 25-38. doi: 10.1006/jado.2000.0371 PMid:11259068
  • Warwick, Ian, Peter Aggleton, and Nicola Douglas. “Playing it safe: addressing theemotional and physical health of lesbian and gay pupils in the U.K.” Journal of Adolescence 24.1 (2001): 129-140. doi: 10.1006/jado.2000.0367 PMid:11259075

  • Volume 1, Issue: 2, Article 7, 2013

    Author:
    Rachel Epstein, Becky Idems, Adinne Schwartz
    Title:
    Queer spawn on school:
    DOI:
    10.3384/confero.2001-4562.13v1i21e
    Note: the following are taken directly from CrossRef
    Citations:
    No citations available at the moment
    Export in BibTex, RIS or text