Health issues of gay and lesbian youth: Implications for schools

Cyndi Giorgis, Kyle Higgins, Warren L. Mc Nab

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Every day in public schools, young gay and lesbian youths must face discrimination manifested in acts of isolation, physical abuse, and denial of basic rights of speech, assembly, and association. This article describes specific concerns and health issues of gay and lesbian youths and the manner in which professionals in college and public school settings can address these issues through an integrated curricular effort. Guidelines for successful programs are suggested, and varied resources are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-36
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Health Education
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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