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Race and Sexual Orientation: The (Im)possibility of These Intersections in Educational Policy.

Snider, Kathryn

Abstract: Questions whether the Toronto Board of Education's Triangle Program, intended to support lesbian and gay students at risk of dropping out, can help youth of color without addressing the interaction of racial and sexual identity. Suggests that the program further marginalizes these students, without addressing institutional racism and homophobia. (SK)

Title: Race and Sexual Orientation: The (Im)possibility of These Intersections in Educational Policy.
Author: Snider, Kathryn
Journal Citation: Harvard Educational Review, v66 n2 p294-302 Sum 1996
ISSN: 0017-8055
Note: Special issue: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and Education.
Publication Year: 1996
Document Type: Position Paper (120); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Administrators and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ525589
Clearinghouse Identifier: CE529430
Available from: UMI
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: Boards of Education; * Dropout Prevention; * Educational Policy; * Homosexuality; Minority Groups; * Racial Identification; * Sexual Identity

Identifiers: Ontario [Toronto]

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