Homophobia in High Schools: Prevalence, Outcomes, Challenges and Solutions

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Homophobia in High Schools: prevalence, outcomes, challenges and solutions
Homophobia can be defined as “any prejudicial attitude or discriminatory behaviour directed toward an individual because of his or her homosexual orientation” (Morrison, McLeod, Morrison, Anderson & O’Connor, 1997, p. 354). From this definition, it is apparent that homophobic behaviour can have multitude of forms and manifestations. This paper will examine the complex issue of homophobia and the victimization of gay students in schools. The paper will analyze the challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students experience on daily basis as well as the outcomes of bullying and victimization in terms of the effects on both the LGBTQ...
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