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Title Challenging homophobia : teaching about sexual diversity / edited by Lutz van Dijk and Barry van Driel ; foreword by Desmond Tutu.
Imprint Stoke-on-Trent : Trentham, 2007.

Subject Homophobia in schools.
Homosexuality and education.
Sexual minorities -- Study and teaching.
Sexual orientation -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Dijk, Lutz van, 1955-
Driel, Barry van.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 184 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-179) and index.
Contents Cover; Foreword; Introduction: Being straight -- being gay: the perspectives of the Editors; About the authors; Part 1: Challenging homphobia in primary and secondary schools; 1: Starting global collaboration in educaton about sexual diversity; 2: Deconstructing heteronormativity in primary schools in England: cultural approaches to a cultural phenomenon ; 3: Confronting homphobic attitudes among traditional Muslim youth in Europe; 4: Dealing with diversity in educationand counselling: lesbians and gays in German schools.
Part 2: Beyond Schools: from support groups to constitutional rights to university settings5: Educating about sexual and affective diversity in Spain: the challenge of turning legal equality into actual equality ; 6: Confronting homphobia in UK schools: taking a back seat to multicultural and antiracist education ; 7: The only country on the continent: realising constitutional rights in South African schools ; 8: Challenging homophobia in conservative Canada: forming Alberta's first Gay/Straight Alliance ; 9: Governing bodies in Texas: talking LGBT issues in the Christian heterosexual matrix.
10: The challenge of the white male heterosexual: dealing with resistance to queer studies in the ethnic studies classroom 11: Surving under pressure: working for 'Days of Tolerance' in Poland; Part 3: examples of Best Practice ; Lobbying for rights and protection; Persecution of Homosexuals during World War II: the true Story of Stefan K. and Willi G ; Bystander Anti-discrimination Exercise ; Using the manual Different in More Ways than One for secondary school students ; Hiding your sexual orientation; Homophobia in our community: must coming out mean losing family? ; References.
Summary This international collection shows how educators in Britain, North America, South Africa, Poland, Holland and Belgium are dealing with prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and violence against sexual minorities. Examples of positive projects and resources for combating homophobia are described. Foreword by Desmond Tutu.
ISBN 9781858567372 (electronic bk.)
1858567378 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 860261174
Additional Format Print version: 9781858564135