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Opening the Closet: Multiculturalism that Is Fully Inclusive.

Pohan, Cathy A.; Bailey, Norma J.

Abstract: A rationale for fully inclusive multiculturalism is proposed by reviewing the experiences of gay and lesbian youth that place them at risk in society and school, how homophobia and heterosexism hurt gay and nongay individuals, and the goals and role of multicultural education in creating a more just and equitable society. (Author/SLD)

Title: Opening the Closet: Multiculturalism that Is Fully Inclusive.
Author: Pohan, Cathy A.; Bailey, Norma J.
Journal Citation: Multicultural Education, v5 n1 p12-15 Fall 1997
ISSN: 1068-3844
Publication Year: 1997
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Position Paper (120)
Target Audience: Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ556356
Clearinghouse Identifier: UD520360
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).

Descriptors: Cultural Awareness; Elementary Secondary Education; * Equal Education; * High Risk Students; Homophobia; * Homosexuality; * Inclusive Schools; * Multicultural Education

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