“Don’t Be So Gay!”: Queers, Bullying, and Making Schools by Donn Short

By Donn Short

contemporary situations of youngster suicide associated with homophobic bullying have thrust the problem of college protection into the nationwide highlight. In “Don’t Be So Gay!” Queers, Bullying, and Making faculties Safe, Donn brief considers the effectiveness of safe-school laws. Drawing on interviews with queer formative years and their allies within the Toronto zone, brief concludes that present laws is extra responsive than proactive. furthermore, cultural impacts and peer strain can be extra strong than laws in shaping the college setting. Exploring how scholars’ personal reports, rules, and definitions of safeguard could be translated into coverage reform, this ebook deals a clean point of view on a hotly debated issue.

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