In a Queer Voice: Journeys of Resilience from Adolescence to Adulthood
By: Michael Sadowski (author)Paperback
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In-depth interviews show us how LGBTQ youth survive adolescence, thrive as adults, and find a voice that is uniquely their own
Michael Sadowski is an Assistant Professor in the Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching Program, based in New York City and Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. He is also the editor of Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education. A former high school teacher, he was also an instructor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, editor of the Harvard Education Letter, and vice-chair of the Massachusetts Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.
ContentsForeword by Carol GilliganIntroduction: The Importance of Being Heard1 David: The Slow Build of a Voice of Resistance2 Lindsey: Learning a New Language3 Ruth: A Person to Trust and a Place to Belong4 Travis: Twenty-First-Century Everyman5 Jordan: Across the Gender Border-and Back Again6 Eddie: Coming Out and Embracing the World7 The Quest for "One Good Relationship": Connections and Disconnections in Adolescence8 Foundations of Queer Voice: Silence and Support in Schools, Communities, Families, and Society Afterword AcknowledgmentsNote on the Listening Guide MethodReferencesOnline Resources for Supporting Queer Youth VoiceIndex
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