GLB Teaching Resources
Textbook sources / Internet Websites
Discussion Starters, Speaking Fluency Activities for Advanced ESL/EFL Students
Unit 28: Out of the Closet: Gay and Lesbian Issues by Keith S. Folse; Michigan Press, 1996
Overcoming Heterosexism and Homophobia: Strategies that Work
edited by James T. Sears and Walter L. Williams, 1997 Columbia University Press, available in both hardcover and paperback ($18.50) 456 pages.
Homosexuality and Gay Rights (Ideas is Conflict Series)
by Gary E. McCuen, 1994 Gem Publications, ISBN 0-86596-094-1; 165 pages.
One Teacher in Ten: gay and lesbian educators tell their stories
edited by Kevin Jennings, 1994 Alyson Publications Inc., ISBN 1-55583-263-6. ($9.95 paperback) 287 pages.
The 21st Century Family; Macmillan Publishers. A collection of Newsweek articles, glossed for classroom use. One chapter entitled "Variations on a Theme", which includes gay parenting, artificial insemination and single mothers. (In Japan, call Macmillan (03) 3943-6857 for a free inspection copy.)
List of GLB books and articles in Japanese
IT'S ELEMENTARY: TALKING ABOUT GAY ISSUES IN SCHOOL
The Educational Training Version (37 minutes) details
VIDEOS & FILMS ON SAME-SEX COUPLES
From the Partners Task Force for Gay and Lesbian Couples details
Internet websites of GLB Educational Information
(Note: The following web sites are rated as they pertain to teaching GLB issues in a Japanese EFL classroom. Some sites have reading passages suitable for advanced students, teaching ideas and resource lists.)
| Talking about homosexuality in a school - http://www.avert.org/talking.htm
From the UK:
Why it's a problem
Basic questions about homosexuality
What do gay men and lesbians do?
|GLESEN - http://www.glsen.org
The Gay, Lesbian, And Straight Education Network
The only national (American) organization specifically dedicated to
addressing lesbian and gay issues in K-12 schools.
121 West 27th Street, Suite 804
New York, NY 10001
212-717-0135; 212-727-0254 - fax
E-mail newsletter available - GLSTNAlert@aol.com
| GALE - B.C. - http://www.galebc/org
Gay and Lesbian Educators - British Columbia
GOOD web site for teaching ideas; see especially RESOURCES/PUBLICATIONS!
GLAAD: October is Lesbian & Gay History Month - http://www.glaad.org/glaad/history-month/index.html
NGLTF - http://www.ngltf.org/
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
| Sexual Orientation: Science, Education and Policy - http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/index.html
Facts about gays and lesbian sexual orientation
Homophobia and how it can be eliminated
Stigma of AIDS as a gay disease
Stop anti-gay hate crimes
Gays in the military
| PERSON Project - http://www.youth.org/loco/PERSONProject/
(PERSON Project: Public Education Regarding Sexual Orientation Nationally)
An Activist Network Advocating for LGBT Inclusive Curricular Policies
See especially: Resources
And: Avoiding Heterosexual Bias in Language
| Lesbigay Special Interest Group of NAFSA: Association of International Educators -
The Lesbigay SIG's goals are to counsel international students and study abroad students who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual, to support gay, lesbian and bisexual professionals in international education, and to combat homophobia and heterosexism within NAFSA.
See especially the newsletter articles, including "What is Heterosexual Priviledge?"
| Bad Subjects: Catalogue of Articles - http://english-www.hss.cmu.edu/bs/issues.html
Come Serve with Us; Percent Gay? (On surveys to determine percentage of GLB in society)
Sport and Play; Throws like the girl she is (A lesbian tells her story linking sports with her sexuality (18K))
| Ask ERIC Database - http://www.askeric.org/
Educational Resources Information Center
Doing a search under "gay" comes up with over 700 listings of educational materials, studies, etc.|
| Partners Task Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples - http://www.buddybuddy.com
Various articles and resources on same-sex marriage.
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