Social Justice and Gay Students Analytical Essay by Top Papers

A look at rights for the gay student.
# 131263 | 1,750 words | 6 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Gender and Sexuality (Homosexuality) , Education (General)

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This paper discusses support for the gay student as a person to be accepted and helped to adjust to a divergent identity, at odds with much that is projected upon ideology and teachings by the misinformed. The paper mentions the lag in understanding, including teachers who may not fully appreciate their expected role concerning gay or lesbian students. Gay students are indeed disadvantaged and require special support within educational settings.

From the Paper:

" A commitment to equity in education means a commitment to social justice, an important slogan of the Ontario Ministry of Education for more than 10 years. (in Varpalatoi:1995:242) While one is accustomed to such references applied to the advancement of women or visible minorities, the same general ideal is to apply to persons who are gays or lesbians during their experiences of education. This may be difficult for various schools and educators to assimilate with regard to students who are not heterosexual or espouse support for gay and lesbian fellow students, and notably in..."

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