Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans at Risk: Problems and Solutions, 1st Edition

  • Chuck Stewart
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  • ISBN-10: 1440832366
  • ISBN-13: 9781440832369
  • DDC: 306.76
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 880 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This book is a cutting-edge resource for academics, activists, scholars, students, and lay people who are interested in examining LGBT social and political movements as well as the public policy progress and setbacks of recent years. Three volumes of essays by experts in a variety of fields delve deeply into primary sources to tackle important topics such as transgender adolescents, alcohol and drug abuse, and the massacre at Pulse gay nightclub, along with dozens of others. Organized by life stages, this comprehensive work sheds light on concerns and controversies affecting youth, adults, and seniors connected to the LGBT community.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Children in Same-Sex Households.
2: Children Coming Out: The Process of Self-Identification.
3: Transgender Adolescence: Protective Factors for Positive Identity Development.
4: Growing Up Gay in Small Towns, Farm Communities, Urban Centers, and Suburban Neighborhoods.
5: Gay Youths at Risk: Homelessness, Hustling, and Gay Youth Shelters.
6: Crimes against Students: Stories of Bullying, Hazing, and Bias-Motivated Violence.
7: “It Gets Better” Media Campaign and Gay Youth Suicide.
8: Creating Safe Schools: Clubs, Curriculum, and School-Based Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Youths.
9: The Transgender Bathroom Question: What Makes a Healthy Society?.
10: Transgender Youth and Freedom of Expression in Schools.
11: Social Media, iPhones, iPads, and Identity: Media Impact on the Coming-Out Process for LGBT Youths.
12: The Kids Are Queer: The Rise of Post-Millennial American Queer Identification.
13: HIV and Young Gay Men.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Volume 1 Index.