Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus

Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus

Hardback American College Personnel Association Series

By (author) Vernon A. Wall, By (author) Nancy J. Evans, Contributions by James M. Croteau, Contributions by Donna M. Talbot, Contributions by Kathleen J. Bieschke, Contributions by Amy B. Eberz, Contributions by D'Andre Wilson, Contributions by John Leppo, Contributions by Scott R. Boden, Contributions by Donald A. Stenta

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  • Publisher: American College Personnel Association
  • Format: Hardback | 472 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 25mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Washington
  • ISBN 10: 1883485177
  • ISBN 13: 9781883485177

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Toward Acceptance is a systematic study of the complex issues facing gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons on college campuses. Organized into five distinct sections, Toward Acceptance builds on the content included in Evans and Wall's previous book, Beyond Tolerance: Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals on Campus (American College Personnel Association, 1993). The editors begin with an overview of the current research dealing with gay, lesbian and bisexual student issues and then move into a discussion of the organizations promoting awareness and counseling. The latter portion of the book focuses on diversity among the gay and lesbian community and concludes with an examination of how student affairs professionals can continue to be proactive in the area of sexual orientation awareness and support. Complete with a comprehensive collection of resources, Toward Acceptance is an important tool in the greater awareness of problems within the gay and lesbian college community. Co-published with American College Personnel Association.

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Vernon A. Wall is Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities at Iowa State University. Nancy J. Evans is an Associate Professor and tenured Coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University.

Table of contents

chapter 1 Understanding the Landscape chapter 2 Empirical Investigations of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual College Students chapter 3 Recognition of Lesbian and Gay Relationships chapter 4 Religiously Affiliated Institutions and Sexual Orientation chapter 5 Issues for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students in Traditional College Classrooms chapter 6 Assessing Campus Environments for the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Population chapter 7 From the Trenches: Strategies for Facilitating Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Awareness Programs for College Students chapter 8 Group Counseling for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students chapter 9 Shattered Pride: Resistance and Intervention Strategies in Cases of Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, and Hate Crimes Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Students chapter 10 Bisexuality: Identities and Community chapter 11 Transgenderism and College Students chapter 12 Addressing Issues of Multiple Identities for Women of Color on College Campuses chapter 13 Ethnicity, Race, and Culture: The Case of Latino Gay/Bisexual Men chapter 14 Faith, the Bible, and Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals chapter 15 Ways of Being an Ally to Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students chapter 16 Navigating the Minefield chapter 17 Sexual Orientation Issues and Campus Politics chapter 18 Parting Thoughts: An Agenda for Addressing Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus